“We are not just answering important questions; we are identifying the most important questions to ask.”

Katherine Elkins, professor of comparative literature and humanities, on applying humanity to solve real-world problems

We build on our insights to tackle real-world issues.

We build on our insights to tackle real-world issues.

  • Recent Kenyon alumni pursuing careers in chemistry see their undergraduate research pay dividends.

  • Kenyon alumni and colleagues empower entrepreneurs of color to rewrite the blueprint for small business success.

  • For Kefa Memeh ’22, the road to an Architectural Digest cover began with a love for color and photography.

  • Only five baccalaureate colleges, including Kenyon, are top producers of both students and faculty scholars; Kenyon is ranked as the number-one undergraduate institution for faculty scholars.

In Their Own Words

Meet the students who call Gambier, Ohio, home, and see how they’re crafting their own Kenyon experiences.

We read “Beowulf” and “Beloved,” study the structure of the ecosystem and the universe, debate questions of justice and raise our voices in assent.

  • Choose from more than 50 majors, minors and concentrations.

  • One of the big questions we ask in public health is not ‘How do l treat one person?’ but ‘How do I treat millions of people and ensure these things won’t happen again?’

    Ubongabasi Asuquo ’23 Biology major
  • 100% of young alumni surveyed say they learned to write better at Kenyon.

  • Kenyon ranks eighth in the country (ahead of every Ivy) for the proportion of STEM grads to earn a doctorate in the field.