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Kalamazoo College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,369 Students

73% Admitted

  • 1,436 full time
  • 13 part time
  • 587 men full time
  • 769 women full time
  • 2,225 applied
  • 1,531 admitted
  • 371 enrolled

1,436 Undergraduates

$44,418 Tuition/Year

  • 28 Non-Degree
  • $44,418 in state
  • $439 fees
  • $9,756 room & board
  • $825 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Quarter
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Cassandra from Kalamazoo, MI
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  • Kalamazoo College is a great school. It is academically challenging but with the great professors, success is always possible. The school doesn't just worry about grades though it…

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  • Sherin from Kalamazoo, MI
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  • An awesome liberal arts college that allows you to broaden your horizons by encouraging you to take classes you never would have thought to take! With no general education requirements,…

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  • Dayon from Portage, MI
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  • The small size makes for a very intimidate setting. The professional staff is always available and willing to aid in any way they know how. It prepares students in multiple…

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Mission Statement

The mission of Kalamazoo College is to prepare its graduates to better understand, live successfully within, and
provide enlightened leadership to a richly diverse and increasingly complex world.

Kalamazoo College
  • Located in Kalamazoo, MI
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,369 students enrolled
  • 73% admitted
  • $44,418 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Victor from Monroe, MI
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Kalamazoo is a small, clean, friendly city that boasts a newly renovated downtown area, filled with lots of good restaurants (Mexican food over there is the best!) and a brand-new open air shopping mall. While it indeed felt the area a tad lonely, Kalamazoo's been improving its image for some years now, and let's not forget, Kalamazoo has three colleges: Kalamazoo College, Western, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Kalamazoo is really close to Grand Rapids for those who dislike small towns.

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  • 4
  • Dion from Brooklyn, NY
  • I am a current student here

    Through speaking with other students and through my own experience, it is shown that Kalamazoo College is a hit-or-miss school. Each of the positives of the school can be seen as a negative, with the small number of students, the lack of Greek life on campus, and the emphasis on academics. However, it has been proven that there is a lot to like about the college. Even though there is a small amount of students, there is a standard-size university close to campus, with all of the parties and Greek life one might ever need.

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  • 5
  • Hannah from Portage, MI
  • I am a current student here

    I am originally from the West Michigan area and am used to the weather, the people and the city in general. Many times the students attending Kalamazoo College are from areas other than West Michigan and things like the campus size, student body and the city of Kalamazoo can be an adjustment. The campus is incredibly contained and during the winter months students don't stray from their dorms and the student center. We are known for being stuck in The K Bubble. It isn't all bad though, the school does a lot to keep us busy. Every Friday night the Student Activities Committee has a free showing of a popular movie before it is released on DVD. They also have events called Late Night at the Zoo where the student center has popcorn, karaoke, game rooms, board games and other fun things to do.

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