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2023-2024 budget for first-year students
COSTS Annual Fall 2023 Winter 2024 Spring 2024
Housing & Food
Matriculation Fee    
Activity Fee
Health Insurance
(check box if applicable)
Amount subject to change
Gross Billing
CREDITS Annual Fall 2023 Winter 2024 Spring 2024
If applicable, enter annual amount unless otherwise instructed
Deposit due 5/1/2023
Lux Esto Award
Kalamazoo Tradition Award
Enlightened Leadership Award
(check box if applicable)
J.T. Williamson Scholarship
Mandelle Award
Kalamazoo Grant
Endowed Scholarships
Michigan Competitive Scholarship
or Michigan Tuition Grant
Michigan Acheivement Scholarship
Federal PELL Grant
Federal SEOG
Federal Direct Loan
(combine subsidized and unsubsidized)

Credit full amount minus 1.057% fee
Parent PLUS loan
Credit full amount minus 4.228% fee
Payments from Tuition Savings Plans
(eg MESP, MET)
External Loan
Private/External Scholarships
Enter amount in the term that you will receive payment. If more than four scholarships, please combine.

Total Credits **
Fall 2023
Winter 2024
Spring 2024
Net Bill Minus Deposit/Aid
(negative number indicates credit)


  • Figures are rounded to the nearest dollar.
  • **Federal Work Study is not included in total because it is an eligibility to work and earn a bi-weekly paycheck. Work study and resident advisor earnings will be paid to students by paycheck and NOT applied to the student's bill.
  • Estimated cost for books is $275-300 per term on average.
  • Cost of transportation and personal expenses vary by student
  • All students are required to have health insurance coverage.  For students without coverage, health insurance can be purchased through Kalamazoo College.  The rate for coverage in the last academic year was $1,303. Additional details at

  • Meal plan options are explained here
  • Full cost of attendance can be found here