Kalamazoo College, also known as K College or simply K, is a private liberal arts college in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Founded in 1833, the college is among the 100 oldest in the country.The hilltop campus of Kalamazoo College is located in southwest Michigan, about 140 miles from both Detroit and Chicago. Students at Kalamazoo College can study in more than 25 undergraduate liberal arts fields and often learn through immersive, career-related programs. Through the Discovery Externship Program, freshmen and sophomores spend about two weeks living and working with alumni who work in the students' areas of study. Outside the classroom, students at K College, as it's known, can join more than 60 organizations or participate in stress-relieving activities such as concerts, craft projects and massages through the Wind Down Wednesday series.Kalamazoo College is a private institution that was founded in 1833. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,443, its setting is city, and the campus size is 60 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Kalamazoo College's ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 76.