Kenyon is a private, residential liberal-arts college. The College offers exceptional programs, opportunities to collaborate with faculty, and the ethos of a small and welcoming community. The oldest private institution of higher education in Ohio,Kenyon College was founded in 1824 by Philander Chase, an Episcopal bishop. Kenyon's beautiful 1,200-acre campus is in Gambier, Ohio, 45 miles from the state's capital, Columbus. The campus includes a 380-acre nature preserve.
|County||Knox County, OH|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|162 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,667 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||1,661 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||6 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||1%||1%|
|% Two or more races||-||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
|Tuition Notes||plus fees of $1480|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||630-730||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||610-680||460-573|
|SAT Writing (25-75%)||630-720||440-570|
|ACT English (25-75%)||29-34||19-25|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||26-31||18-25|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||28-32||20-25|
- Kenyon College is a unique academic community where collaboration rather than competition is the guiding spirit. As one of the nation's finest liberal-arts colleges, Kenyon is also selective in admissions and passionate in its teaching, scholarship, and dedication to involving students in shaping their own education.
- Today the College ranks as one of the finest liberal-arts institutions in the country, attracting superior students and a superb faculty and providing them with first-rate academic, residential, and recreational facilities.
- At Kenyon, you'll choose from 25 departmental and six interdisciplinary majors. In addition to choosing a major, you may opt for a concentration from a list of 10 interdisciplinary programs or choose a departmental minor.
- Since the College's founding in 1824, Kenyon's facilities have evolved from a small collection of rough log cabins to over 50 academic, residential, and administrative buildings. Recently, the College opened a new music building, three new science facilities, and a new athletic center. A new art center is being built this year. The College has a full wired/wireless network, and buildings are designed to support Kenyon's focus on collaboration and community.
- An accredited member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Kenyon is also a member of the American Association of Colleges, the American Council on Education, the Association of Episcopal Colleges, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio, the Great Lakes Colleges Association, the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, and the Five Colleges of Ohio Consortium.
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