73%

Acceptance Rate

$33,364

Avg.Financial Aid

002275

FAFSA Code

About Kalamazoo College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,467

Website

www.kzoo.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Kalamazoo College, which is located in Kalamazoo, MI is a private university. It was in 1833 when the Kalamazoo College was founded. The motto of the Kalamazoo College is Lux Esto (Latin) and its official colors are orange and black. At Kalamazoo College, the total enrolment stands at 1,286. The school has an academic staff of 103 who teach various courses to the students. Around 100% of the students are 24 and under at Kalamazoo College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at KC, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. In its 187 years of existence, KC has produced several known personalities like Alexander Lipsey, Lisa Kron, Peter Tippett, and Julie Mehretu. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 21 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by KC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission. Kalamazoo College has around $240 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

1200 Academy St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2693377000
Fax: 2693375746
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Kalamazoo College at the 164th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

73%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 1170-1370 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Kalamazoo College, must score 28 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 25 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1200 Academy St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006-3295, or call (269) 337-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,903

Average Annual Cost

$48,162

Books And Supplies

$825

Other Fees

$504

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,756

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,284

Total One Year Cost

$61,531

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to KC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $63,808. The average annual tuition cost ($50,562), books and supplies ($825), room and boarding ($10,134), and budget for other expenses ($2,287) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

91%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

57 Graduates

Chemistry

48 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

38 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

35 Graduates

Economics

32 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

29 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

21 Graduates

Political Science and Government

18 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

18 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

17 Graduates

History

17 Graduates

Mathematics

16 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

16 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

12 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

10 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

7 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Area Studies

6 Graduates

Classical and Ancient Studies

4 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,467

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

21%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

3% Unknown

7% Black

14% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

7% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

31%

Out Of State

64%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,950 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

53%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,746/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,010/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,010/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Hornet

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc

Total Male Athletes

219

Total Female Athletes

119

Intramural Sports

1

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At KC, $10,134 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Kalamazoo College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,010 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At KC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 44% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,726

$26,735

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$225 - 277

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$33,364

Students Receiving Federal Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,622

Students Receiving State Aid

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,907

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$31,414

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$44,703

$30K - $48K

$38,876

$48K - $75K

$40,292

$75K - $110K

$34,050

> $110K

$28,664

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$32,478,202

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,491,852

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at KC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,560, whereas the financial aid is $32,983. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,241, while the institutional aid is $32,983. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at KC based on students' financial needs add up to $32,478,202 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $11,491,852.

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