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Kalamazoo College
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  • 4 Year
  • KALAMAZOO, MI

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Kalamazoo College welcomes you to explore our beautiful campus by registering at kzoo.edu/visit for an in-person campus visit or a virtual visit option. If you plan to visit on your own, stop by the Admission Office at 106 Thompson St. and pick up information for a self-guided tour. The guides are in the black mailbox to the left of the entrance. We look forward to meeting you! Enjoy your visit! Learn More

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1200 ACADEMY ST
KALAMAZOO, MI 49006
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
From Kalamazoo College

At K, we give you the opportunity to explore your curiosities, the tools to challenge yourself, and the power to shape your future through the K-Plan’s flexible curriculum. Whether your dream is to travel the world through study abroad, intern at a world-class company, perform hands-on research with our distinguished faculty or discover new passions and pursuits, your K-Plan will take you where you want to go.

More in four. More in a lifetime.®

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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

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1170-1370
ACT Range
25-31
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,480 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$35,051 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade 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. 23 responses
26%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

Majors

Biochemistry at Kalamazoo College

New in fall 2021, a biochemistry major at Kalamazoo College will provide a foundation for graduate studies and careers in the health sciences such as medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and toxicology. Biochemists work in private industries, pharmaceutical and government labs, and higher education to raise the world’s understanding of the biological processes fundamental to life.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,275 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
11
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
28%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Studious
    64%
  • Hard Working
    27%
  • Supportive
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 23 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Liberal
    67%
  • Zoonique
    17%
  • Family
    8%
  • Unique
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
86%
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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Rating 3.63 out of 5  382 reviews
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