Kettering University

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Kettering University, located in Flint Michigan, was formerly known as the GMI Engineering and Management Instituted and General Motors Institute. The history of Kettering University is tied to the growth and development of the automotive in the United States. Kettering University offers programs for students seeking careers in STEM fields–careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Kettering also offers several highly reputable business programs. At Kettering students have the opportunity to earn either a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Kettering emphasizes cooperative education and experiential learning (i.e., learning from experience). The school’s campus is located where the main manufacturing facility for General Motors used to be next to the Flint River. Kettering has an undergraduate enrollment of roughly 2,000 students and is named after Charles Kettering, the former had of research at General Motors.


Kettering University offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree programs focusing on STEM. Bachelor degree fields of study include Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Engineering Physics, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. In addition to bachelor’s degrees, the university also offers several master’s degree programs in various fields including Information Technology, Operations Management, Manufacturing Management, Engineering Management, Manufacturing Operations and General Engineering. While every undergraduate program differs, most require the completion of 160 credit hours in order to graduate.

But the list of programs doesn’t end there. Kettering offers over 40 other courses of study, specialties, concentrations and minors. Surprising Kettering also has a very reputable pre-med programs for aspiring physicians and medical professionals. The school’s pre-med program is one of the few in the region to have early assurance agreements that ensure admittance of its students to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

General Information

Admission Office

1700 West University Avenue

Flint, MI 48504-4898

(810) 762-7865

(800) 955-4464

Fax: (810) 762-9837

[email protected]

Contact: Barbara Sosin

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1700 West University Avenue

Flint, MI 48504-4898

(810) 762-9500

Total undergrads: 2,134

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 441

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,134

Graduate enrollment: 466


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 94%

College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B


Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B


Applied Mathematics B

Physical Sciences

Applied Physics B
Chemical engineering B
Chemistry B
Engineering physics B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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