You don’t come to Gambier for the nightlife or the restaurant scene. You choose Kenyon because you seek to explore what matters to you in a small, wide-open space, surrounded by a multifaceted community of friends and faculty who view themselves as partners in inquiry. 

Got a minute?

Take a virtual stroll through Gambier, the place Kenyon calls home.

"If you want a cool music scene, start a band and help organize Horn Gallery concerts. If you want theater to flourish, go to the shows. Campus life is fluid, and you can meaningfully contribute to that fluidity."

Ethan Bradley '20
Neuroscience Major
  • Close to Columbus

    Ohio’s capital—and the nation’s 15th largest city—is a short (and scenic) drive from campus.

  • 1,000The number of acres Kenyon calls home, half of which is a nature preserve.

    The picturesque Kokosing River and Gap Trail run alongside campus. Take a virtual tour.

  • More Than Textbooks

    Kenyon is home to the oldest college bookstore in the U.S. The literary hub is a great place to grab snacks, buy art supplies or just meet up with friends.

  • 150+The number of student clubs and organizations at Kenyon.

    There’s a cappella, student government, filmmaking, horseback riding, and many more. Learn more about clubs and organizations.

Valeria Garcia-Pozo

From Athens to Gambier

First Person: Student Life at Kenyon

I thought I had the college thing down — which is why coming to Kenyon surprised me in all kinds of ways.