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Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Chances of getting into Kalamazoo College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76%
Admission Difficulty for Kalamazoo College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Kalamazoo College and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,716 out of 3,576 applicants were admitted making Kalamazoo College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Kalamazoo College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Kalamazoo College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1170-1370
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Kalamazoo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1170
SAT Scores for Kalamazoo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 680
SAT Composite 75th 1370
Average SAT Score 1270

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kalamazoo College?

Kalamazoo College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 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 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Kalamazoo College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >84%
1270 to 1370 Avg + 76%-84%
1170 to 1270 Avg - 65%-76%
1070 to 1170 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 1070 Low <52%
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Kalamazoo College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
25-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Kalamazoo College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Kalamazoo College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 31
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 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 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 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kalamazoo College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Kalamazoo College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >84%
28 to 31 Avg + 76%-84%
25 to 28 Avg - 65%-76%
22 to 25 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 22 Low <52%
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Kalamazoo College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Kalamazoo College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Kalamazoo College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,063 1,513 3,576
Accepted 1,627 1,089 2,716
Acceptance Rate 79% 72% 76%
Enrolled 222 173 395
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 16% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
107

Applicants have 107 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Kalamazoo College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Kalamazoo College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Kalamazoo College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Kalamazoo College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Kalamazoo College?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Kalamazoo College. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Kalamazoo College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1170 and 1370. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Kalamazoo College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 31. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.