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Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

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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.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students1,708
   Women938 (54.9%)
   Men770 (45.1%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported


Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate29% of 5,927 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.90
SAT Math658 average
610-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading676 average
620-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing675 average
630-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$66,690
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$41,728
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes


Gambier Population2,408
Nearest Metropolitan AreaColumbus
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 100% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Sororities33% of women participate
Fraternities 30% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.8% Asian
3.7% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
8.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.5% White
3.2% Unknown
International Students4.6% from 45 countries
First-Year Students Returning92.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Interested in This College
Average 3.68 4.11 694 705 31
Low 3.10 3.30 570 580 27
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 35
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Freshmen sing before the entire KC student body during matriculation week, and seniors sing in front of their families at graduation.

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