Kenyon students come from 49 states plus more than 40 foreign countries to form a close-knit academic community where collaboration is the guiding spirit. You will find challenging classes, interesting organizations, and a rich cultural life.
If you're an international student who is already attending an American college and you wish to transfer to Kenyon, follow the steps for transferring to Kenyon. Otherwise, follow the steps below.
Questions? Contact the admissions office.
Steps to Applying for Admission for International Students
Complete and submit the Common Application and Kenyon Supplement to the Common Application. Check deadlines on the Dates & Deadlines page!
Under the Early Decision process, candidates who feel strongly that Kenyon is their first choice commit to attend the College if offered admission; they also guarantee that they have filed no other Early Decision applications and that they will withdraw any regular applications if admitted to Kenyon. If you intend on applying to Kenyon under this binding early decision process, you must sign and submit the Early Decision Agreement Form.
Send official standardized test results.
International students whose instruction is not in English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Kenyon also accepts results from these exams.
- SAT I Reasoning Test, ACT (American College Test), or the GRE (Graduate Record Exam).
• International students whose first language is English should take the SAT-1 or ACT.
Have your secondary school college counselor complete one of the following:
- Common Application Secondary School Report if you attend a school using U.S. education systems (including AP or IB curriculum).
- International Supplement to the Secondary School Report if your school uses non-U.S. education systems.
If you do not have a secondary school counselor, submit a second teacher evaluation.
Submit an official mid-year grade report. This should be submitted following the completion of the first semester or term. Your secondary school college counselor completes this form.
Submit a Teacher Evaluation from a teacher who has taught you in a traditional college-preparatory course during your junior or senior year.
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