No matter what you study at Kenyon, you’ll explore more than just the how of the subject, you’ll dig deep into the why. You’ll also grow invaluable skills as a writer. Whether it’s composing a critique of Chaucer or arguing the pros and cons of nuclear energy, you’ll learn how to put content in context and ground your writing in data.

Good writing is good thinking.

You don’t need to take a creative writing class to master the skill of writing. You’ll put words to ideas in your history seminar, in your biology lab and in your economics research.

Research opportunities begin in year one.

In fact, many Kenyon students pursue independent research with the help of faculty mentors, which often leads to getting published or presenting at conferences.

“Chatting after class with your professor is a spontaneous enjoyment. You don't know what is going to happen next, yet you're not nervous. Often, you end up leaving with a core memory.”

We did more than perfect faculty advising—we invented it. In 1841, Kenyon was the first institution in the U.S. to introduce the model of professors serving as academic advisors.
  • 10:1student to faculty ratio.

    All courses are taught by professors—most hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field.

  • 50majors, minors and concentrations.

    Approximately 20% of Kenyon students pursue a double or self-designed major.

  • 30%of Kenyon students major in the sciences.

    Kenyon students are often recognized with Goldwater Scholarships, one of the most prestigious scholarships in STEM.

  • 92%of students find employment while at Kenyon or within 6 months of graduation.

    Nearly 70% of students go on to grad school within 10 years of graduation.