Do you have any questions for the Kenyon College Office of Admissions? Because we are in the midst of reading applications, it may take us a few days to reply to e-mails. In the meantime, check out the following frequently asked questions to see if your question has been answered!
After submitting your Common Application to Kenyon, you will receive an e-mail from the Office of Admissions with your username and password to access your E-Admissions Account. Through this site, you will be able to check on the status of your application materials.
Absolutely—we just need to receive your Common Application before or on January 15th.
If you applied Early Decision 2, you should expect to hear back from us by the beginning of February. Regular Decision students will be notified of their decision at the end of March.
Sure--you can upload extra materials through your status page. If you are uploading an art supplement, please include ten images of your artwork. Writing supplements should be no more than 5 pages.
All scholarship recipients will receive their scholarship award along with their acceptance to Kenyon. The only exception to this is recipients of talent scholarships in Art, Writing and Music. Winners of these awards will be notified in late March.
Students who were deferred are welcome to send an e-mail with an updates since they applied (you can send the e-mail to your regional admissions director). You do not need to submit any additional writing samples or recommendations.
The Office of Admissions is open Monday-Friday for tours, interviews, and information sessions. We also offer tours, interviews, and information sessions on some Saturdays throughout January and February. On Sundays, we usually offer a 1pm tour that departs from the Kenyon Bookstore. Check out our Online Calendar to schedule a visit! Note that the last day for high school seniors to interview on campus is Monday, February 16th. We’ll begin offering interviews to juniors on Monday, March 16th.
Alumni interviews are available to high school senior who live outside the state of Ohio. If you submitted your Common Application, you can request an alumni interview online. The last day to request an alumni interview is Wednesday, January 21st.
Overnight visits are only available for high school seniors. Overnight visits are offered on Sunday and Thursday nights, with the last overnight visit on Sunday, February 15. You can schedule your overnight visit through our online calendar.
Junior Visit Day is on March 21st and registration is open online!
If you are enrolled at another college as a degree-seeking student, you are welcome to apply to Kenyon as a transfer student. The transfer deadline is March 1st and students can learn more about the transfer admissions process online.