1,677
Students
Financial aid thermometer
46,069
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
33
33%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Kenyon College is a 4-year institution located in Gambier, OH, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address Ransom Hall
Gambier, OH  43022
United States
Contact Ms. Diane Anci
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: admissions@kenyon.edu
Phone: 740-427-5776
Fax: 740-427-5770

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Molecular Biology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,603
Applied
1,896
Accepted
1,677
Enrolled
34%
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Female Admissions

3,154
Females Applied
1,113
Females Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,449
Males Applied
783
Males Accepted
32%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements: Counselor recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 640 730
SAT Math 623 730
ACT Composite 31 29 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

53,830
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Fees

2,100
Full-time student fees
12,510
Room & board
5,470
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

46,069
Avg. Financial Aid Package
45,275
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
53,770
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,164
Avg. Loan Aid
16,649
Avg. Grant Aid
42,031
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,677
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.9%
Black or African American 3.43%
White or Caucasian 71.82%
Asian 3.37%
Two or more races 6.62%
Other 3.19%

Gender

Male (44.19%)
Female (55.81%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 100%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Summer Send-off, Activities Fair and Founder's Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student advisory groups, student radio station, musical groups, intramural sports and clubs and outdoors club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

214
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 167
Part-time - 47
Male - 116
Female - 98