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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B
Kalamazoo College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Website
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Kalamazoo College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
66%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1078-1370
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$27,958/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,932/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,726/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,916/ year
  • $76-110k
    $26,543/ year
  • $110k+
    $31,198/ year
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  • Simple, straightforward student loans with an easy application
  • Flexible repayment options, and strong borrower protections

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.19 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
24%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.21 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,437Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Studious
    64%
  • Hard Working
    27%
  • Supportive
    9%
  • Diverse
    0%
  • Nerdy
    0%
  • Outgoing
    0%
  • Stressed
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life.21 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.29 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Liberal
    60%
  • Zoonique
    20%
  • Family
    10%
  • Unique
    10%
  • Fast-paced
    0%
  • Home away from home
    0%
  • Strict
    0%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
81%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.12 responses
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Great campus for connecting with professors as most classes are very small. However, dorms and food aren't great and its very expensive. There are a lot of things that need to change and be updated on campus. The campus is pretty good with lgbtq+ things but needs to get its priorities straight. It tends to favor its image over actions which is frustrating especially when students are protesting for changes almost every year.
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Love the community of people, everyone is very accepting and helpful. All classes are pretty small, the largest classes you can take are capped at 36. Professors are passionate and helpful, they actually want to teach rather than just be a successful researcher etc. Being a small school food options are limited, and don't expect a typical wild college experience. Everyone here is pretty studious, with small parties about once a week.
Great academic school, with motivated teachers and a good group of students. Plenty of extracurriculars for many interests. However, if you have a specific plan going out of college that isn't going into academics, science, medical, or non-profit related field, they were hard pressed to find post-college opportunities for me.