At Kalamazoo College, we know there is no one-size-fits-all approach to life or learning. Our flexible curriculum allows you to explore your academic interests, travel the world, experience internships, participate in meaningful community service and do independent research. We encourage you to explore what you love and discover your talents.
Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, K is nestled in a small city that offers a vibrant downtown, festivals, farmers markets and outdoor recreation. A proud member of the Colleges that Change Lives, Kalamazoo College is among the 100 oldest colleges and universities in the nation and now serves 1,500 students on its residential campus.
During your four years here, our goal is to provide you with opportunities to learn from diverse perspectives and make connections that will help you make your mark on the world.
And with an education from K, your opportunities don't stop at commencement: 92% of our graduates find a job within six months of graduation, and we’re ranked among the top 2% of all U.S. colleges and universities surveyed for the proportion of graduates who earn a research doctorate. At K, we do more in four years, so you can do more in a lifetime.
Highly selective, nationally renowned and globally oriented, Kalamazoo College is the home of the K-Plan, a personalized and integrated approach to the liberal arts and sciences. The K-Plan combines rigorous scholarship, study abroad, career development and civic engagement in a flexible curriculum that allows students to make the most of their unique interests and gifts. Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, K was founded in 1833, placing it among the 100 oldest colleges and universities in the nation.
At K, our mission is to prepare our graduates to better understand, live successfully within, and provide enlightened leadership to a richly diverse and increasingly complex world.