Kenyon College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Gambier, OH, Kenyon College is one of the best universities in the state of Ohio. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Kenyon College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Kenyon College.

Ransom Hall Gambier, OH 43022-9623
Phone: (740) 427-5776
Web site:

Rankings: Kenyon College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 33
Score: 74
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 30
Average freshman retention rate: 93.0%
6-year graduation rate: 88.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 86%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 2
Faculty resources ranking: 62
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 67.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 1.8%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 10:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 92.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 26
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1240-1430
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 61%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 87%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 31.3%
Financial resources rank: 41
Alumni giving rank: 41
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 38.3%

Kenyon College History

Essential Facts: Kenyon College

  • The Kenyon College Athletics Department has claimed 60 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III national championships.
  • Kenyon College’s mascot is, technically, a lord (or a lady), its logo a purple shield featuring the family coat of arms of one English noble who helped establish the Ohio school in 1824.
  • Kenyon College is a phenomenal leading liberal arts college renowned for its tradition of literary study, but also known for it’s strength in the humanities and sciences.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 98%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 27%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 8%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 99%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 50%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook