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Kalamazoo Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Kalamazoo Colleges and Schools

From pop-up bike projects into the city to public events scheduled at the city's well known Bronson Park (used for more than two centuries), Kalamazoo, Mich., provides plenty of opportunities for students enrolled in Kalamazoo colleges and schools to enjoy. In fact, if you get an itch to study outdoors, you could head over to Bronson Park to enjoy its scenery, but also to take advantage of the free public WiFi that is being incorporated as part of the park's new goals.

Colleges in Kalamazoo, Michigan

  • Western Michigan University: This national research university was founded in 1903 and enrolls students from across the country as well as from other nations. You can find bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs to pursue as well as numerous fraternities and sororities, student organizations, sports groups, and faith-based organizations to join. A Campus Activities Board (CAB) helps keep students updated as to what is happening on campus, including movies, entertainment and even spa nights.
  • Kalamazoo College: Founded in 1833, this college is one of the older in the nation. It offers its 'K Plan,' which highlights a rigorous liberal arts for undergraduates and focuses on experiential learning. In fact, nearly two-thirds of its students complete an internship or externship in their degree program. At 'K,' you can pursue studies in the fine arts, the humanities, the natural sciences, math, modern and classical languages, and even interdisciplinary fields, such as Jewish studies or neuroscience.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College: Students wanting to pursue certificate or associate degree may want to consider Kalamazoo Valley Community College, also known as KVCC. Fields of study include the arts, business, communication, engineering, marketing, the health sciences, natural resources and agriscience, and more. The school also is military-friendly and offers a Student Advocacy Program to assist students coming from both traditional and non-traditional background in finding success.

Fun Facts about Kalamazoo Colleges

  • WMU has both a law school and a medical school.
  • Students at Kalamazoo College complete senior individualized projects.
  • KVCC offers a web-based Degree Works program so that students know which classes they have taken and which classes they have yet to take to complete their degree.

Sources:

  1. About WMU, Western Michigan University, https://wmich.edu/about
  2. Bronson Park 21st Century Campaign, The City of Kalamazoo, http://www.kalamazoocity.org/bronsonpark
  3. Fast Facts about Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo College, https://www.kzoo.edu/about/fast-facts/
  4. Majors, Kalamazoo College, https://www.kzoo.edu/programs/
  5. Programs of Study, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, https://www.kvcc.edu/programs/

Featured Colleges in the Kalamazoo Area (QuickSchools™)

 
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Kalamazoo Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty
3200 South Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 27

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
6767 West O Ave
Kalamazoo, MI

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 8836
  • In-State Tuition: 4890
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6600

Colleges in Kalamazoo with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Kalamazoo College
1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Computer and information sciences and support services, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Philosophy and religious studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1443
  • In-State Tuition: 42510
  • Out-of-State tuition: 42510

Western Michigan University
1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 23529
  • In-State Tuition: 10106
  • Out-of-State tuition: 24790
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