Kalamazoo College

1200 Academy St, Kalamazoo, MI

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Kalamazoo College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Kalamazoo, MI, which is a predominantly urban area. Kalamazoo College has a yearly student enrollment of approximately a thousand.

Areas of study offered at Kalamazoo College include but are not limited to:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1650 to 2010 for the SAT exam and between 25 to 30 for the ACT exam is typical among students admitted to Kalamazoo College. This school has an admissions rate of around 69% of which only 24% decided to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is nearly $40,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their cost of attendance. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $4,300. This school may offer financial aid for students who are eligible as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The mascot for Kalamazoo College is the "Hornets", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, financial aid information, programs offered, and much more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.kzoo.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Kalamazoo College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Kalamazoo College is around 1,400 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $47,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $950 to $1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$26,748
Receiving Student Loans54%$7,221

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Kalamazoo College may provide services to students like:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

With a very high graduation rate of around 77%, Kalamazoo College is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years72%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Kalamazoo College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Basketball (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Football (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature


Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Kalamazoo College for official up-to-date information.

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