Kenyon College

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Kenyon College


Graduates

  • 95% have a job after 6 months
  • 98% have a job after 1 year
  • 99% have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$36,050 / year

Room and Board

$5,900

Application deadline

January 15

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Some music collections are housed in the music department; reference collections are maintained in the science departments.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 809,327 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 8,871 current serial subscriptions.
  • 142,802 microforms.
  • 19,385 Audio/Visual items.
  • 15,076 e-books.

Museums & Art

Kenyon College Archives and Special Collections; Olin Art Gallery; Horn Gallery (student gallery and arts space); Miller Observatory; Brown Family Environmental Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 530 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 17 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 6 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,824 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious, other

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 97% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 25% of housing units are Singles.
  • 46% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 3% of housing units are Triples.
  • 23% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 3% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 28 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 21% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 99% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Summer Send-off, Philander's Phling (multiday mid-winter social event), concerts, dance recitals, films, lectures, plays, poetry readings, Activities Mart, Snowden Cultural Center Kick-Off, Pre-Orientation Service Project, Martin L. King Week Celebration, Desserts and Discussions Cultural Discussions, Global Cafe, Global Cafe, Chinese New Year, Diwali, Latino Hispanic Month, Asia History Month, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Awareness Month, Take Back The Night, Dessert Iron Chef, Greek Week, Community Service Day, Service Fair, Battle of the Bands.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 138 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Xi, Sigma Iota Rho
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hillel, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Newman Community (Roman Catholic), Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Torah Reading Group, Unitarian Universalists of Gambier, and Zen Meditation Group
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) ADELANTE (Hispanic/Latino group), Asian Students for International Awareness, Association of Japanese and American Students, Black Student Union, Capoeira Club, International Students Association, Multicultural Council.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Activists United, AIDS Committee, Allied Sexual Orientations, Amnesty International, Appalachian Peoples Service Organization, Assistants to Kenyon Admissions, Ballroom Dance Club, Basement Music Club, Beer and Sex peer education program, Beyond Therapy (comedy group), Chasers (singing group), Chess Club, Circle K (service group), College Democrats, College Libertarians, College Republicans, Cooperative Bookstore, Cornerstones (singing group), Crozier Center Planning Board, Dance and Dramatic Club, Dance Team, Debating Society, Dyer Society (pre-med group), Film Society, First Step (peer counseling), Fools on the Hill (comedy group), Friends of Hospice, Gospel Choir, Greek Council, Gourmet Society, Habitat for Humanity, Hika (literary magazine), Horn Gallery (student art space), Kazoochestra, Model United Nations, Outdoors Club, Kenyon After Dark (activities program), Kenyon Men Against Sexual Violence, Kenyon Student Athletes, Kenyon Symposium, Kenyon Visuals (art journal), Kokosingers, Math Club, Off-campus Activities Program in Psychology, Owl Creek Singers, Persimmons (literary magazine), Renegade Theater, Reveille (yearbook), Safe Walks, Security and Safety Student Auxiliary, Snowden Multicultural Center Programming Board, Social Board, Sociology Student Advisory Board, Sound Technicians, Stage Femmes, Stairwells (singing group), Student-Alumni Association, Student Filmmakers, Student Lectureships Committee, Students for a Free Tibet, Substance-Free Housing, Take Back the Night, Take Five, The Voice (opinion journal), WKCO 91. 9 FM, Women's Collective, United Students Against Sweatshops, Wellness Housing, clubs for aerobics, bowling, bridge, chess, crew, cycling, equestrianship, fencing, flyfishing, gaming, ice hockey, juggling, martial arts, roller hockey, rugby (men's), rugby (women's), skiing and snowboarding, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, watrer polo, and wrestling.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Kenyon Collegian (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, OH (45), Cleveland, OH (90)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Cleveland, OH (90)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, OH (45)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 45% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 38% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 545
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 7 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 27% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 9% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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