Kenyon College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Gambier, OH, which is a predominantly rural area. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled annually at Kenyon College.
Students can pick from several areas of study, including:
- English Language And Literature
- Social Sciences
- Interdisciplinary Studies
The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores between 1890 to 2160 on the SAT and between 28 to 32 on the ACT is common among students admitted to Kenyon College. An estimated 30% of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 33% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
The cost of tuition is nearly $47,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is estimated to be $5,000. Students at Kenyon College may qualify for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Kenyon College is the "Lords", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the NCAA. Athletic programs available include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
Students may visit the website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants Kenyon College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Kenyon College is around 1,700 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $52,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,500 to $1,800 per unit
- May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||61%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||51%||$33,907|
|Receiving Student Loans||36%||$6,200|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Kenyon College may provide services to students like:
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
Kenyon College has a high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||86%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||3%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.2%|
Kenyon College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Football (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Kenyon College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- Ohio State University - Newark Campus in Newark, OH (19 miles away)
- Ohio State University - Mansfield Campus in Mansfield, OH (36 miles away)
- Ohio State University - Marion Campus in Marion, OH (44 miles away)
- Fairmont State University in Fairmont, WV (128 miles away)
- Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in Slippery Rock, PA (130 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Kenyon College for official up-to-date information.