Kenyon College, founded in 1824, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Students are attracted to Kenyon for its superior academic reputation, quality of teaching, campus beauty and intellectual community. Poets, scientists, philosophers, artists, actors, football players and dancers find common ground at Kenyon, as do students of different races, socioeconomic standing and political persuasions. This union of academic excellence and a close-knit community adds to Kenyon's uniqueness. Its 800-acre campus is located 45 miles north of Columbus. Campus architecture is primarily Gothic in style.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
1,734
Undergraduates
779
Men - 44.9%
956
Women - 55.1%
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Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
36% of 6,152 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.94
SAT Math
690 average
640-740 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
685 average
640-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$77,200
Tuition and Fees
$61,100
Room and Board
$12,830
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$47,815
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,865
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
156
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
19%
10-19
50%
20-29
25%
30-39
4%
40-49
1%
50-99
1%
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Columbus Population
2,408
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
99% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
27% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
3.9%
Black/African-American
3.9%
Hispanic/Latino
8.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
75.7%
Unknown
2.8%
International Students
7.1% from 46 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
85.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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