Kalamazoo College (KZOO)

Kalamazoo, MI

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Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College Student Essentials

Kalamazoo College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hornets
Website: www.kzoo.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $37,810
Out-of-State Tuition: $37,810
Retention Rate: 92%
Enrollment: 1,421
Year Established: 1833

About KZOO

Like many liberal arts college, scholarship is Kalamazoo College (Kzoo)’s main focus. However, Kzoo also emphasizes engagement globally and in the community. As such, studying abroad, community service and sustainability are crucial components of student life at Kzoo, in addition to the college’s many clubs and organizations.

Kalamazoo College’s academics are based on the “K-Plan,” which stresses communication, multiculturalism, and interdisciplinary study in the context of the liberal arts. The college offers more than 30 majors in fields as diverse as Media Studies, International Studies and Human Development & Social Relations.

Admissions at Kalamazoo are highly selective. If you’re artistically inclined, you can increase your chances of acceptance by submitting a portfolio of your work. Whether your skills lie in music, theatre, writing or the visual arts, K College wants to know about them.

Kalamzoo offers financial aid based on both merit and need. All incoming students are automatically considered for merit-based aid, based on standardized test scores and high school GPA. (The exceptions to this are the Enlightened Leadership Awards, which require a separate application.) To apply for need-based aid, submit the FAFSA and Kalamazoo College Financial Aid Form by February 15.

KZOO Map & Location

Kalamazoo College
1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI 49006


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Getting Around KZOO

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Kalamazoo, MI

Winter
Dec
36
22
Jan
33
18
Feb
37
19
Spring
Mar
48
27
Apr
62
38
May
73
48
Summer
Jun
82
57
Jul
86
61
Aug
83
60
Fall
Sep
76
53
Oct
63
42
Nov
49
33

KZOO Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,421
Freshman Class 342
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,421

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 74%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 7%
African American 4%
Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 8%
Domestic 92%

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