Kenyon College Rankings

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In the World#1108 of 14178
In North America#349 of 2629
In the United States#314 of 2528
In Ohio#14 of 91
In Gambier#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
34%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
31
Avg. cost to attend
$37,940 /y
Aid receiving
73%
Undergraduates
1,750
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
kenyon.edu

Kenyon College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate34%31%37%
Applicants6,6623,0733,589
Admissions2,2719381,333
Freshmen enrolled full time487231256

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
282 or 58%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1270
or below

75% of them
had 1460
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Kenyon College are 1270-1460 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
249 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 29
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Kenyon College are 29-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1234 (71%)
Nonresident Alien164 (9%)
Hispanic122 (7%)
Two or more races82 (5%)
Asian62 (4%)
Black or African American56 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown30 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$37,940/year
Average aid awarded
$33,800
Students receiving aid
73%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$12,582
$30-48K$8,105
$48-75K$13,076
$75-110K$25,672
$110K+$45,570

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$56,340
Tuition in-state$56,340
Tuition out-of-state$56,340
Fee in-district$2,140
Fee in-state$2,140
Fee out-of-state$2,140

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,812
Combined charge for room and board$12,580
Room charge$5,470
Meal charge$7,110

Kenyon College Majors

MajorBachelor's
English Language and Literature, General50
Economics, General48
Political Science and Government, General26
Psychology, General24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General23
History, General21
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other18
Mathematics, General18
Sociology17
International & Global Studies16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General15
Anthropology14
Neuroscience13
Environmental Studies12
Physics, General11
Biochemistry11
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other10
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General10
Religion & Religious Studies9
Molecular Biology9
Art History, Criticism and Conservation9
Philosophy9
Chemistry, General8
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General8
Film & Cinema & Video Studies7
Music, General6
Spanish Language and Literature5
Dance, General2
French Language and Literature2
German Language and Literature2
Women's Studies1
Grand Total434
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate91%89%92%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,865
Citations
101,168

Publication count by topic

Psychology
254
Biology
199
Physics
159
Sociology
132
History
104
Mathematics
103
Chemistry
86
Art
80
Political science
76
Economics
74
Philosophy
70
Computer science
59
Geography
55
Medicine
55
Environmental science
42
Materials science
40
Business
25
Engineering
24
Geology
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History467561
Physics63026,380
Psychology80819,745
Economics9773,892
Geography11881,377
Sociology12151,297
Art127244
Philosophy131650
Biology136315,540
Political science1491362
Environmental science18001,161
Mathematics20801,528
Business2390396
Geology2544135
Computer science2806945
Chemistry28161,891
Medicine3165815
Materials science3581344
Engineering437946

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199013161
199116150
199238154
199318220
199421225
199520228
199651319
199721340
199823447
199922499
200022638
200145868
2002401055
2003251150
2004341336
2005431622
2006611851
2007561914
2008442333
2009552503
2010522615
2011602990
2012823346
2013533719
2014513796
2015633991
2016533770
2017914497
2018758362
2019939982
2020969925

General info

Founded1824
WikipediaKenyon College
MottoMagnanimiter Crucem Sustine
Valiantly bear the cross
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff638
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressKenyon College
Gambier, Ohio, 43022
United States
City population2,000
Phone7404275000
Fax+1 (740) 427 5770

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