Kenyon College

Private, Four-years School Located in Gambier, OH

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How much is the Kenyon tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Kenyon's tuition & fees is $69,330.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $86,640 when a student lives on-campus.

Kenyon Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$69,330
Books & Supplies Costs$1,900
On-campus Room & Board$13,610
On-campus Expenses$1,800
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$66,490

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Kenyon for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $308,225 at Kenyon. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $373,531. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $208,095.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$72,291$88,059$49,258
Sophomore (2024-25)$75,379$91,514$51,055
Junior (2025-26)$78,599$95,108$52,921
Senior (2026-27)$81,956$98,849$54,860
4 Years Total$308,225$373,531$208,095
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$75,379$91,514$51,055
Sophomore (2025-26)$78,599$95,108$52,921
Junior (2026-27)$81,956$98,849$54,860
Senior (2027-28)$85,457$102,742$56,875
4 Years Total$321,390$388,214$215,711
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$78,599$95,108$52,921
Sophomore (2026-27)$81,956$98,849$54,860
Junior (2027-28)$85,457$102,742$56,875
Senior (2028-29)$89,107$106,794$58,967
4 Years Total$335,118$403,494$223,624
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$81,956$98,849$54,860
Sophomore (2027-28)$85,457$102,742$56,875
Junior (2028-29)$89,107$106,794$58,967
Senior (2029-30)$92,913$111,011$61,142
4 Years Total$349,432$419,397$231,844
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$85,457$102,742$56,875
Sophomore (2028-29)$89,107$106,794$58,967
Junior (2029-30)$92,913$111,011$61,142
Senior (2030-31)$96,881$115,401$63,401
4 Years Total$364,357$435,949$240,385

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Kenyon' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Ohio, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,529.
In-StateOut-of-State
Kenyon College$69,330
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Ohio Four-years Colleges$18,139
Public Schools$8,568$13,115
Private Schools$20,529

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Kenyon and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
Kenyon CollegeGambier, OH$69,330
Centre CollegeDanville, KY$50,550
Saint Johns UniversityCollegeville, MN$53,942
Millsaps CollegeJackson, MS$43,815
Haverford CollegeHaverford, PA$68,300
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeSaint Peter, MN$54,310
College of Saint BenedictSaint Joseph, MN$53,884
Hamilton CollegeClinton, NY$65,740
Vassar CollegePoughkeepsie, NY$67,805
Hampden-Sydney CollegeHampden-Sydney, VA$52,388
Bates CollegeLewiston, ME$63,478

Financial Aid and COA

At Kenyon College, 1,419 students (76%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $37,212.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Kenyon is $49,428 for students living on-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 420 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $37,226 and the average amount of student loans is $7,029.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$86,640
Tuition & Fees$69,330
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$17,310
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$49,428
Average Financial Aid$37,212
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,41976%$37,212
Pell Grants18610%$4,841
Federal Student Loan50427%$5,462
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid42083%-
Grants or Scholarships40680%$37,226
Federal Grants489%$8,639
Pell Grants489%$5,166
Other Federal Grants428%$3,969
State/Local Grants61%$3,305
Institutional Grants40680%$36,156
Student Loan Aid18236%$7,029
Federal Student Loans15330%$4,933
Other Student Loans5110%$10,285

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Kenyon's acceptance rate is 36.55%. A total of 7,601 applicants applied to and 2,778 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 508 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 18.29%.
To apply to Kenyon, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and Recommendations and 1 items are recommended to submit - TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants7,6013,416$4,185
Admitted2,7781,059$1,719
Enrolled508216$292
Acceptance Rate36.55%31.00%41.08%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.29%20.40%16.99%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Kenyon. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,420 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 33.
Its SAT score is much higher than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,4201,3401,500
National Average1,174
Ohio Average1,160
SAT EBRW715680750
SAT Math705660750
ACT Composite333134
National Average25
Ohio Average24
ACT Math302732
ACT English343235

Student Population

Kenyon College has a total of 1,885 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 855 male students and 1,020 female students attending Kenyon.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate1,875 8551,020

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressKenyon College, Gambier, OH
Phone740-427-5000
WEBhttps://www.kenyon.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered35 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate31.01%
Yield18.01%
Student Population1,885
Graduation Rate87%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate88%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties205 (Full-time), 8 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs594 (Full-time), 67 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$82,707
Average Staff Salary$62,920