Kalamazoo College

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Kalamazoo College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Kalamazoo, MI, a predominately urban area. About a thousand students are enrolled at Kalamazoo College.

Most of the students that got into this school got an SAT score between 1630 to 2010, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 25 to 30. We were able to estimate the Kalamazoo College average GPA (3.35 - 3.71) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 67% with 27% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at kzoo.edu.

Overall Kalamazoo College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Kalamazoo College was reported as 66.9% in Fall 2013 with over 2,530 college applications submitted to Kalamazoo College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1630 - 2010
  • ACT Scores: 25 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into Kalamazoo College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Kalamazoo College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Kalamazoo College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 48.0%
  • 2010-2011: 74.4%
  • 2011-2012: 68.8%
  • 2012-2013: 69.0%
  • 2013-2014: 66.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 67.4%

How Does Kalamazoo College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Kalamazoo College is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Olivet College51.5%
Hope College72.5%
Grace Bible College74.9%
Albion College56.4%
Calvin College69.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Kalamazoo College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 670
Math540 - 690
Writing540 - 650
Total Score1630 - 2010
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 31
Math25 - 30
Composite Score25 - 30
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