Kettering University
Flint, MI 48504-6214

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,326
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 637 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

72%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Kettering University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,251 applications and 1,617 students were granted admission. Kettering University is at the #70 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 94% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 11% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1120 to 1340
ACT25 to 29
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Kettering University's tuition was $39,790 for all students regardless of residency (48.5% more expensive 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.

$37,169
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$39,790
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$39,790
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Kettering University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,102 (which is 6.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Kettering University in 2016-2017, was 266, which is 61% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,611 (which is 4.8% below the national average.)

$4,102
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,611
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Kettering University has enrolled a total of 2,326 students (1,947 students full-time and 379 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,326 students, 38 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 81% men and 19% women and 1,904 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 422 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 316 students for distance studies.

2,326
Total Enrollment
38
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Hispanic: 4%

Asian: 4%

Black/African American: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at Kettering University.

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
Engineering 46% 31 1
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13% 9 1
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6% 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 2
Mathematics And Statistics 3% 2
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 0% 0 0
Physical Sciences 0% 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 0% 0 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

53%
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 University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
43%
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

$68,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Kettering University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $68,000. Last year, out of the total 461 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 461 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 714 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 678 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $68,000 $78,600
Employment Rate 100% 95%
Total Graduates 461 714

Campus Location

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30.6 mile away
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