Kalamazoo College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: Michigan


Kalamazoo College is located in southwest Michigan, just blocks from Western Michigan University. The college emphasizes student engagement -- over 80% of students complete some form of internship, over 85% participate in study abroad, and over 60% are engaged in a service-learning project. Kalamazoo's "K-Plan" emphasizes life-long learning, career readiness, intercultural understanding, social responsibility and leadership. The college ranks well for its value, and it was featured in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives. Kalamazoo's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Psychology, Social Sciences

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1389
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Undergraduate Students: 1389
Faculty: 99

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 43%
Percent Female: 57%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 72%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 75%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo Michigan 49006


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 25 30
English 26 31
Math 25 29
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 560 680
Math 550 670
Writing 540 660

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 69%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -69%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 900

Other Expenses: 1833

Room and Board: 8079

Tuition and Fees: 35920

Total Cost: 46732

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5502

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 98%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 41%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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