Kenyon College

#678 / #204
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#50
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, United States

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About Kenyon College

According to Wikipedia, Kenyon College is a private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio. It was founded in 1824 by Philander Chase. Kenyon College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Kenyon has 1,708 undergraduates enrolled. Its 1,000-acre campus is set in a rural setting and uses a semester-based academic calendar. The campus is home to the Brown Family Environmental Center , which has over 380 acres and hosts seven different ecosystems. The BFEC also provides academic opportunities including the Summer Science Scholars program. There are more than 120 student clubs and organizations on campus, including 8 fraternities and sororities. Kenyon athletes are called Owls and compete in the NCAA Division III North Coast Athletic Conference.

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Kenyon College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
6,61437%89%136531

How Much Does Kenyon College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$63,310
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$12,582
30K - 48K$8,105
48K - 75K$13,076
75K - 110K$25,672
110K+$45,570

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Kenyon College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Kenyon College, then you can expect to earn an average of $54,500 per year.

Kenyon College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,9391,939

Where is Kenyon College?

Kenyon College is located at Kenyon College, Gambier OH 43022

What Is Kenyon College Known For?

Kenyon College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Kenyon College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Kenyon College's Most Influential Alumni?

Kenyon College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Law, and Chemistry. Here are some of Kenyon College's most famous alumni:

Carl Djerassi
Carl Djerassi
An American chemistry professor, inventor, author, playwright.
William Rehnquist
William Rehnquist
A Chief Justice of the United States .
Robert Lowell
Robert Lowell
An American poet.
John W. Snow
A 73rd United States Secretary of the Treasury.
Harvey Lodish
An American cell biologist, born 1941.
William Bechtel
An American philosopher.
E. L. Doctorow
E. L. Doctorow
A Novelist, editor, professor .
Edwin Stanton
Edwin Stanton
An American lawyer, judge and politician .
Anthony Hecht
Anthony Hecht
An American poet .
William H. Gass
William H. Gass
An American fiction writer, critic, philosophy professor.
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
An American actor and film director .
Leopoldo López
A Venezuelan politician.

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