Whatever you call it, there’s no mistaking Kalamazoo’s eclectic, electric extension of WMU’s community.
Top 20 College Town
Top 15 Cities for Twentysomethings
#3 Best Places for Creatives
35 miles to the shores of Lake Michigan
From art hops and art fairs to festivals and farmers markets, to entertainment on stage and screen, Kalamazoo is bursting with can’t-miss culture all year round.
Whatever you’re looking for—nightlife, festivals, eclectic eateries, unique shopping or invigorating outdoor recreation, Kalamazoo delivers.
The Kalamazoo Promise guarantees college tuition to graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools—the largest program of its kind.
Kalamazoo offers students an abundance of internships, jobs and experiential learning opportunities. It’s home to big players like Stryker Corporation, Pfizer, Bell’s Brewery and Zoetis.