Kalamazoo College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,999
3.9% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$27,596
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
1.04%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
74.3%
3,456 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,451
98.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
79%
282 Graduates

About

Kalamazoo College is a higher education institution located in Kalamazoo County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kalamazoo College were General Psychology (42 degrees awarded), General Business (42 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (40 degrees).

In 2020, 374 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kalamazoo College. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (240 degrees), 6.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kalamazoo College is $51,999, which is $23,599 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kalamazoo College is $51,999, which is $23,599 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,596.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students attending Kalamazoo College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$51,999
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Kalamazoo College was $51,999. The cost of tuition at Kalamazoo College is $23,599 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$27,596
2020 Value
4.21%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Kalamazoo College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,596. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Kalamazoo College grew by 4.21%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,134
Room and Board
$825
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kalamazoo College was of $10,134 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board increased by 3.87% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Kalamazoo College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.04%
2018 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Kalamazoo College was 1.04%, which represents 3 out of the 288 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Kalamazoo College received 3,456 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.36% annual decline. Out of those 3,456 applicants, 2,569 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,451 students enrolled at Kalamazoo College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kalamazoo College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,569
Accepted Out of 3,456

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kalamazoo College was 74.3% (2,569 admissions from 3,456 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 76%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −3.36%, while admissions declined by −5.41%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Kalamazoo College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kalamazoo College has a total enrollment of 1,451 students. The full-time enrollment at Kalamazoo College is 1,426 students and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Kalamazoo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kalamazoo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.3% White, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.34% Asian, 6.06% Black or African American, 5.58% Two or More Races, 0.0689% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0689% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Kalamazoo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.4%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kalamazoo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,451 students. The full-time enrollment at Kalamazoo College is 1,426 and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Kalamazoo College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Kalamazoo College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Kalamazoo College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    846
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    237
  3. Asian
    92

The enrolled student population at Kalamazoo College is 58.3% White, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.34% Asian, 6.06% Black or African American, 5.58% Two or More Races, 0.0689% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0689% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 34 students (2.34%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 66 more women than men received degrees from Kalamazoo College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kalamazoo College is white (240 degrees awarded). There were 6.32 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kalamazoo College is General Psychology (42 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (42 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (40 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kalamazoo College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (46 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (26 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kalamazoo College are Postsecondary teachers (188,657 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (172,650 people), Other managers (132,813 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (128,396 people), and Secondary school teachers (94,341 people).

The most specialized majors at Kalamazoo College are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (46 degrees), Language & Linguistics (26 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and English (23 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kalamazoo College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Aerospace engineers, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at Kalamazoo College are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (46 degrees), Language & Linguistics (26 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and English (23 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kalamazoo College are Elementary & secondary schools (361,104 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (344,201 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (130,132 people), Computer Systems Design (118,905 people), and Legal services (107,529 people).

The most specialized majors at Kalamazoo College are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (46 degrees), Language & Linguistics (26 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and English (23 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kalamazoo College.
Most Common
  1. 42 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 42 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 40 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kalamazoo College was General Psychology with 42 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

154
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
220
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Kalamazoo College, which is 0.7 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (220).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Kalamazoo College in General Business, which is 1.21 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Kalamazoo College in General Psychology, which is 4.25 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

72%
100% Completion Time
79%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 72% of students graduating from Kalamazoo College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kalamazoo College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.84% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    240 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kalamazoo College is white (240 degrees awarded). There were 6.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

1.87% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    131 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kalamazoo College is white female (131 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (109 degrees).

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Operations

Kalamazoo College has an endowment valued at nearly $244M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.1M (4.57%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Kalamazoo College had a total salary expenditure of $57.7M. Kalamazoo College employs 38 Professors, 29 Associate professors, and 26 Assistant professors. Most academics at Kalamazoo College are Male Professors (20), Female Professors(18), and Female Associate professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kalamazoo College are: Management, with 62 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$244M
2020 Endowment
1.35%
growth from 2019

Kalamazoo College has an endowment valued at about $244M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Kalamazoo College grew 1.35% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $204M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.91M - Federal
  2. $2.54k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Kalamazoo College received $1.91M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.54k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$25.3M
2020 Salaries
1.2%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Kalamazoo College paid a median of $25.3M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($57.7M) and a 1.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.225% decline from 2018 and a 9.11% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.46M
Instructional Salaries
114
Number of Employees

In 2020, Kalamazoo College paid a total of $8.46M to 114 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kalamazoo College were Professor with 38 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kalamazoo College were Management with 62 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kalamazoo College was Male Professor with 20 employees, Female Professor with 18 employees, and Female Associate professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kalamazoo College.

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