Kenyon

“Going to and from places on campus, you run into everybody. We're all, at one point or another, using the same Middle Path.”

Penn Cancro '25 of New Haven, Connecticut, on the connective nature of Kenyon's main thoroughfare.

We devote great attention to the work in front of us and the people around us.

We devote great attention to the work in front of us and the people around us.

  • As President Decatur steps into a new role leading one of the world's top science museums, he reflects on all that he's learned at Kenyon.

  • While waiting for my first semester at Kenyon to begin, I found an unexpected connection with an alum on an Atlanta walking trail.

  • Forming close relationships is my favorite part about my work in environmental education—but how could I make those connections in the dark?

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.