Kenyon College

country rank  273
world rank  774

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University Overview

Founded in 1824, Kenyon College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Gambier (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Kenyon College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kenyon College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 195 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1824
Motto Magnanimiter Crucem Sustine
Valiantly bear the cross
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 103 College Road
Gambier (population range: under 2,500)
43022 Ohio
United States
T +1 (740) 427 5000
F +1 (740) 427 5770

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Ransom Hall 106 College-Park Street
Gambier 43022
+1 (740) 427 5776
800 848 2468

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kenyon College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Five Colleges of Ohio
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019