Kettering University

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School Overview

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.

Academics

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



Contact: Barbara Sosin

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1700 West University Avenue

Flint, MI 48504-4898

(810) 762-9500

www.kettering.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,134

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 441

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,134

Graduate enrollment: 466

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

Engineering

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

Mathematics

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

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Kettering University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 955-4464
Website:www.kettering.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.kettering.edu/undergraduate-admissions
Address:1700 University Avenue, Flint, MI 48504-6214
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,326
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):61%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,891 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$39,790
Out-of-state Tuition:$39,790
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,468

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Kettering University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Kettering University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services326
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Engineering171
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Grand total6177

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Kettering University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services36
Engineering11
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total67

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Kettering University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$39,790
Out-of-state$39,790
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,712
Out-of-state$13,712

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid433100%
Grant or scholarship aid433100%$17,468
Student loan aid27964%$11,054

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,76396%$17,318
Federal student loans1,07859%$6,716

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Kettering University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Kettering University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,2511,624627
Percent admitted100%74%67%
Percent admitted who enrolled19%21%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Kettering University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,326
Undergraduate enrollment1,904
Graduate enrollment422

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Kettering University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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