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
1,875
Undergraduates
855
Men - 45.6%
1,021
Women - 54.4%
0
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
37% of 7,601 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
660-750 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
680-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31-34 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$81,699
Tuition and Fees
$66,490
Room and Board
$13,610
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$52,103
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,151
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
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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Gambier Population
2,502
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
100% of all students
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Asian
4.4%
Black/African-American
3.5%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
76.5%
Unknown
1.8%
International Students
10.1% from 53 countries
First-Year Students Returning
90.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
82.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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