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Kenyon College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
1,618
Total Undergrads
Including 13 Part-time
483
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

54% Women
46% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division III (with football)

North Coast Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

9
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $47,074)
9
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $39,935)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 79 98 - -
Baseball 23 - - -
Basketball 12 15 - Yes
Field Hockey - 18 - Yes
Football 65 - - -
Golf 8 - - -
Lacrosse 31 31 - -
Soccer 28 24 Yes Yes
Softball - 11 - -
Swimming and Diving 35 34 - -
Tennis 11 13 - Yes
Volleyball - 11 - Yes
Archery - - Yes -
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Dance - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Squash - - Yes Yes

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.4%
Hispanic 3.6%
Non-resident alien 4.2%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 78.7%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 6%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 20 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 8
Liquor Law Violation 17
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 16

Notable Alumni

  • Allison Janney, actress
  • Bill Watterson, cartoonist ("Calvin and Hobbes")
  • Eric Gaskins, fashion designer
  • Graham Gund, architect
  • Jonathan Winters, actor, comedian
  • Josh Radnor, actor ("How I Met Your Mother")
  • Kevin O'Donnell, director of the Peace Corps.
  • Paul Newman, actor
  • Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States
  • Meg Cranston, artist
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Alex, CA
  • 4
  • The dorm buildings for freshman are not nearly as incredible as those for upperclassmen, but the dorms are comfortable and large all the same. Many of the upperclass housing are…

  • Jun-12-2014 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Alex, CA
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Peirce Hall is the only dining hall on campus, they place heavy importance on the use of local produce. They do a good job, and cater to a wide variety of palates and dietary needs. Kenyon also doesn't have a meal plan which means that everything is buffet style!

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  • 4
  • Ryan from St. Louis, MO
  • Jul-07-2012 I am a past student here

    I liked the food a lot. However, I am not a picky eater. The dining hall focuses on local foods and the holiday set ups melt your heart. They are also starting to get more food options after midnight. Not many places are open after midnight.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alex, CA
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Present and fun! Greek Life here is not overwhelming, about 30% of the campus is involved.

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