Kalamazoo College, also known as K College or simply K, is a private liberal arts college in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Founded in 1833, Kalamazoo college is among the 100 oldest in the country. Today, it produces more Peace Corps volunteers per capita than any other U.S. academic institution. From 1997 to 2006 it ranked 21st among all baccalaureate institutions in the percentage of graduates who went on to earn doctorates. The school was founded by American Baptist ministers, but today maintains no religious affiliation.
Kalamazoo College is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. It is listed in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives. In 2012, Forbes rated it 65th of America’s Best Colleges, the highest ranked in Michigan as a private college.