Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$55,020

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
730
25th
660
75th
730
25th
620
75th
35
25th
30
75th
31
25th
27
75th
33
25th
30
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,440
Declined 4,174
Total Received 6,614
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Private

1,832

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Kenyon College, founded in 1824, is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in Gambier, OH.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,832
Established in 1824
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,000-acre campus in Gambier (population: 2,450), five miles from Mt. Vernon, 50 miles from Columbus. Major airport and bus serve Columbus; train serves Cleveland (115 miles). School operates transportation to Mt. Vernon and Columbus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Kenyon College
Ransom Hall, 106 College Park Drive
Gambier, OH
43022-9623

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
57%
Top 1/4
79%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
730
25th
660
75th
730
25th
620
75th
35
25th
30
75th
31
25th
27
75th
33
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,440
Declined 4,174
Total Received 6,614

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

66%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$36,420

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $54,720
Room $5,420
Board $7,410
Additional fees $300
Books & supplies $1,900
Total $69,750
Average Financial Aid - $36,420
Total with Avg. Aid $33,330

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 740 427-5430
F: 740 427-5240
finaid@kenyon.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, rugby, soccer, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, rugby, soccer, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, ballroom dancing, basketball, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, indoor soccer, juggling, racquetball, rugby, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Arabic Language and Literature. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. Economics
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,832

total students

14%

in-state

86%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,832
students

Female
55%
1,010

Male
45%
822

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,816
students

Female
55%
1,000

Male
45%
816

1%

16
students

Female
62%
10

Male
38%
6

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

32

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

8

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented China
Ethiopia
Japan
Pakistan
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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