Kalamazoo College Fund

Impact Report

Total contributions from July 2016 through June 2017 amounted to over $2.3 million. Thank you for helping K deliver a remarkably rich liberal arts education to students who will provide enlightened leadership in a richly diverse and increasingly complex world. Your continued generosity is tremendously appreciated.

Your Gifts Make a Difference.

The Kalamazoo College Fund provided financial resources to the following areas:

25%

Scholarships

Thanks in part to your contributions, 98 percent of students receive need-based and/or merit-based financial aid. Keeping Kalamazoo College’s world-class education affordable for talented students is a priority.

10%

Academics

Your gifts make it possible for K to retain, attract and support an outstanding group of professors who are committed to academic excellence.
Among full-time faculty, 96 percent hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree.

11%

Student Services and Support

Contributions help provide experiential learning opportunities for all students. Gifts make it possible for K students to take advantage of internships, externships, career treks, civic engagement, student leadership opportunities and more.

2%

Campus Renewal

Kalamazoo College is committed to improving the function and beauty of K. For example, LED lighting was installed throughout campus under an energy rebate program coordinated by a student intern.

2%

K Community Support

K supports students in many ways, including counseling services, creating spaces for spiritual gatherings and promoting equity among students of all races and genders. The Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling, as well as outreach programming.

The K-Plan

RIGOROUS ACADEMICS

Kalamazoo College students bring extraordinary depth and passion to their fields of interest as they develop critical and analytical thinking skills.

STUDY ABROAD

Participants in this key component of the K-Plan will remember this experience as a defining time in their lives.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Students gain hands-on learning experience by participating in a variety of programs.

SENIOR INDIVIDUALIZED PROJECT

K students undertake Senior Individualized Projects (SIPs), which provide opportunities to explore topics of their choosing.

K-Plan Outcomes

Ninety percent of 2017 graduates seeking employment had secured it within six months of graduation.

Of 5-year and 10-year graduates combined, 39 percent of respondents reported an annual income of $100,000 or more.

Among U.S. colleges and universities surveyed by the National Science Foundation, K is among the top two percent for the proportion of graduates who go on to receive doctoral degrees.

K ranks 13th among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.

Support Excellence and Opportunity

Gifts to the Kalamazoo College Fund are essential to the growth and support of exceptional programs, scholarships and a strong campus community.

• Visit kzoo.edu/onlinegiving
• Call 269.337.7236
• Email kcf@kzoo.edu
• Mail: Kalamazoo College Fund
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

ThankYou!