Your Gifts Make a Difference
The Kalamazoo College Fund provided financial resources to the following areas in academic year 2017-18:
As the world changes, Kalamazoo College is working to bring the benefits of its excellent liberal arts education to talented students who may not otherwise have the opportunity to take advantage of the K-Plan. Thanks in part to your contributions, K is rising to the challenge.
Extraordinary teaching is essential to K's distinctive approach to learning. Your gifts make it possible for K to attract, retain and support professors who are among the best and most-qualified in their fields.
Among full-time faculty, 96 percent hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree.
The K Experience
The elements of the K-Plan go far beyond rigorous academics to include experiential learning opportunities for all students. Your gifts make it possible for K students to take part in study abroad, internships, externships, career treks, civic engagement opportunities and more. Our beautiful campus is also essential to the K experience. Your generosity helps sustain these programs and facilities.
Ninety percent of 2017 graduates seeking employment had secured it within six months of graduation.
Among five- 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 2 percent for the proportion of graduates who go on to receive doctoral degrees.
K ranked 13th among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.
Make a Difference
Gifts to the Kalamazoo College Fund are essential to the support of scholarships, faculty excellence and resources, and the K experience.