Kalamazoo College is a small, private liberal arts
college located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Founded in
1833, the school was Baptist in origin, but
today maintains no religious affiliations. The college is fairly well-known and respected for its study-abroad program; over 80%
of the 1200 or so students at the college spend several months studying in a foreign country. In 2003, US News & World Report
2003 Edition America's Best Colleges ranked Kalamazoo College as #1 in study abroad programs. Comprehensive fees for the 2002-3
academic year total $27,957.The school's sports teams are called the Hornets. They compete in the NCAA's Division
III and the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.Kalamazoo College is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association.