Kettering College
Kettering, OH 45429-1299


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 759
Religious affiliation Seventh Day Adventists
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 120 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Kettering College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 252 applications and 250 students were granted admission. Kettering College is at the #97 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Kettering College's tuition was $11,808 for all students regardless of residency (55.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Kettering College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 29% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,804 (which is 13.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Kettering College in 2016-2017, was 38, which is 64% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,579 (which is 45.5% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Kettering College has enrolled a total of 759 students (453 students full-time and 306 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 759 students, 125 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 17% men and 83% women and 612 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 147 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 136 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 85%

Black/African American: 5%

Asian: 4%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Kettering College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 98% 759 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Kettering College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Kettering College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $48,100. Last year, out of the total 288 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 288 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 385 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 347 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $48,100 $52,700
Employment Rate 100% 90%
Total Graduates 288 385

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Kettering College.

University of Dayton
3.2 mile away
Wilberforce University
16.6 mile away
Antioch University Online
16.8 mile away
Antioch College
17.7 mile away
Cedarville University
20.5 mile away
Wittenberg University
25.9 mile away