Kalamazoo Valley Community College Overview
Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a public, two-year institution in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Its campus is located in a suburb, with a total enrollment of 11,052. The school utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The student-faculty ratio is 23:1. The highest degree offered at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is an associate degree. The school has an open admissions policy and offers credit for life experiences.
The in-district tuition and fees for 2012–13 were $2,614; in-state tuition and fees were $4,241, and out-of-state tuition and fees were $5,729. There is no application fee.
Students can earn degrees and certificates in 18 different fields. Popular programs include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields.
General Information (Fall 2012)
Applying (Fall 2012)
|Open admission policy||Yes|
|Total entering students, fall 2012||3,286|
|Full-time retention rate 1||56%|
|Part-time retention rate 1||39%|
|Graduation rate 2||10%|
|Transfer-out rate 3||26%|
|Entering students who are full-time first-time undergraduates 4||34%|
Student Life (Fall 2012)
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1%|
|Black or African American||15%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0%|
|Two or more races||1%|
|Percent of population under 18||N/A|
|Percent of population 18-24||N/A|
|Percent of population 25-65||N/A|
|Percent of population over 65||N/A|
Campus Info and Services (Fall 2012)
|Employment services for students||Yes|
|Credit for life experiences||Yes|
|Academic/career counseling service||Yes|
|Placement services for completers||Yes|
|On-campus day care for students' children||N/A|
|Library facilities at institution||Has own library|
Paying for SchoolAt Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 61 percent of undergraduates receive grant or scholarship aid and the average scholarship or grant award is $7,374.
|In-state tuition and fees||$4,241|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$5,729|
|Books and supplies||$1,320|
6767 West O Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-4070
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