Colleges and Universities
As a highly selective, nationally renowned, and internationally oriented four-year college of arts and sciences, Kalamazoo College has developed a tradition of excellence in the fulfillment of this mission. Founded in 1833, "K" College is among the 100 oldest colleges and universities in the nation.
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) was established in 1966 by the overwhelming approval of voters in nine K-12 school districts. It is a comprehensive, public, two-year college.
Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University is a dynamic, student-centered research university with an enrollment of 25,000. WMU is focused on delivering high-quality undergraduate instruction, advancing its growing graduate division and fostering significant research activities. U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of American colleges and universities includes WMU as one of the nation’s top-100 public universities.