Kalamazoo College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Kalamazoo College
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Kalamazoo College and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,520 out of 3,434 applicants were admitted making Kalamazoo College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Kalamazoo College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT39%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1250|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1340|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kalamazoo College?
Kalamazoo College typically requires applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1160. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1430 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1340 to 1430||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1250 to 1340||Avg -||61%-73%|
|1160 to 1250||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 1160||Low||<48%|
Kalamazoo College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT42%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||28|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Kalamazoo College?
Admission data indicates that Kalamazoo College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kalamazoo College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>82%|
|28 to 30||Avg +||73%-82%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||61%-73%|
|24 to 26||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 24||Low||<48%|
Kalamazoo College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||17%||18%|
What are the requirements for admission to Kalamazoo College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170532 IPEDS survey data for Kalamazoo College.