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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.

Website: www.kenyon.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,677
Undergraduate
Students
(55.8%) 936 Women
(44.2%) 741 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
34% of 5,603 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.90
SAT Math
623-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
640-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$74,420
Tuition and Fees
$58,570
Room and Board
$12,580
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$44,844
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,271
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
167
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Gambier Population
2,408
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
100% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
27% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.6% Asian
3.6% Black/African-American
6.3% Hispanic/Latino
7.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.1% White
3.4% Unknown
International Students
5.6% from 46 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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