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If you are planning a college visit to Kenyon College then you have come to the right page. Learn more about Kenyon, the oldest private college in Ohio, based in a small town called Gambier. Kenyon was originally an all-male college before it became a coeducational institution in 1969. Although Kenyon has only 1700 students, its men's and women's swim teams have won 57 of the NCAA Division III national championships since 1975.

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Kenyon College Notable Alumni

  • Paul Newman, Actor
  • Allison Janney, Actor
  • John Green, Author
  • Laura Hillenbrand, Author
  • William Rehnquist, Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Emily Gould, Author
  • Caleb Carr, Author
  • Wendy MacLeod, American playwright
  • Olof Palme, Former Prime Minister of Sweden


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Wiggin Street Coffee

Kenyon College Places to Eat

Dave's Cosmic Subs

The Joint


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