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Kenyon SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Kenyon College

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Kenyon College is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1420

The average composite SAT score for admitted Kenyon College freshman is 1420 out of 1600. Kenyon students have the 62nd highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1420 is in the 96th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1340 to 1500

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1340 to 1500. The 75th percentile score is 1500 while the 25th percentile score is 1340.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Kenyon but we estimate it to be around a 1260 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 705

The average score for Kenyon students on the math portion of the SAT is 705 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 660 and the 75th percentile score 750.

Average SAT Reading Score 715

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 680 to 750 and the average score for Kenyon College students is 715.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

25 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Kenyon College

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Kenyon College based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 36.5%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.84.

Can I get into Kenyon with a 1500 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1500 or higher is very competitive at Kenyon and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 53% or higher.

Can I get into Kenyon with a 1420 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1420 to 1490 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 37% to 51%.

Can I get into Kenyon with a 1340 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1340 to 1410 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 24% to 35% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Kenyon with a 1260 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1260 to 1330 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 22% chance of admission to Kenyon. SAT scores below 1260 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Kenyon College by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 71%
1590 70%
1580 68%
1570 66%
1560 64%
1550 62%
1540 61%
1530 59%
1520 57%
1510 55%
1500 53%
1490 51%
1480 49%
1470 47%
1460 45%
1450 43%
1440 41%
1430 39%
1420 37%
1410 35%
1400 33%
1390 32%
1380 30%
1370 28%
1360 27%
1350 25%
1340 24%
1330 22%
1320 21%
1310 20%
1300 18%
1290 17%
1280 16%
1270 15%
1260 14%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203535 IPEDS survey data for Kenyon College.