Kalamazoo Valley Community College: Review & Facts

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a large two-year, public school with 8,840 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1966 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
56
Fair
Kalamazoo Valley Community College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 56 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Nursing, Medical Assistant, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is relatively low at 62% (below Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is very low - 14%.

Student to faculty ratio at Kalamazoo Valley Community College is reasonably decent, 21:1. Find out more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,900
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - about $6,600 annually. The additional fees at Kalamazoo Valley Community College not covered by tuition are around $300, which comes to $6,900 per year.

Read the details about Kalamazoo Valley Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Kalamazoo Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (269) 488-4100 or check Kalamazoo Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Kalamazoo Valley Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Kalamazoo Valley Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 6767 West O Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003-4070, USA
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