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KETTERING UNIVERSITY, FLINT, MICHIGAN

Flint, MichiganLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1919Established Year
  2311Enrollment

Kettering University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Kettering University is a private university in Michigan. Established in 1919, it is excellent in STEM training and Business Education. It offers 13 undergraduate degree programs and 11 graduate programs including 5 fully online degrees in Engineering, Arts, Science, Management and Graduate Studies. 

Undergraduate students earn a co-op education experience by earning a degree in conjunction with professional experience by the time they graduate and this makes the U.S. a preferred study destination among many international students.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalCommon App, Official website
Annual EndowmentUSD 82.6 million +
Student Retention Rate95%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part-time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity437
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 55,730
Average Estimated SalaryUSD 67,900
Admission Helpdesk810-762-7865 | admissions@kettering.edu

Ranking

  • Ranked 4th by the Economist in the USA for 'producing alumni who hold patents.'
  • Ranked 1st by Wall Street Journal in the USA survey for 'career preparation'.
  • Awarded 'Best in the Midwest', 2018 title by the Princeton Review.
  • Ranked 5th by the Washington Monthly in the Midwest for 'Best Bang for the Buck.'
  • Ranked 19th by Payscale.com in the country for '2017 return on Investment Rankings.'

Programs

  • Undergraduate Minors, Double Majors, Specialised, On-campus, and online Graduate Programs are available at Kettering University.
  • All programs are offered through the following colleges at Kettering University: Engineering; Sciences and Liberal Arts; and Management.
  • Kettering University Business Management graduate course is offered in both full-time and online modes.
  • Kettering University is a popular choice for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
  • Kettering University has a total UG enrollment of 1,889 & offers more than 45 Undergraduate and Graduate Programs. Some majors of the University are such as Applied-Biology, -Maths, -Physics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, and History.
  • MBA students at Kettering get to study any of Material Science Engineering, Data Analytics, New Energy and Sustainability in the course.

Campus

  • Kettering University has a 90-acre campus situated along the Flint River on the West Side of Flint.
  • There are five buildings and four other important edifices with facilities for sports, dining, seminars, etc.
  • Students can borrow a Zipcar or a Zagster bike to travel, 5 of Zagster bikes are available on campus.
  • There are more than 2000 students in total. With about 1900 undergraduate and 400 graduate students.
  • The legendary 11000-seat Atwood stadium has excellent facilities for Lacrosse, Soccer, and Football.
  • Students can join a number of sports clubs, political clubs, hobbies clubs like Firebirds, Gay-Straight Alliance, Juggling club and others.

Residence

  • Kettering University has a four floors high, on-campus residence hall called Frances Willson Thompson Hall.
  • Each student at Kettering University is allotted a single room in the hall.
  • Thompson Hall has the following facilities available: Printing Lab, Equipment Rental, Rooms with a bed, bookshelf and basic furniture.
  • Community kitchen is available, but students can dine in Sunrise Cafe too.19 meal-plan facility is available at the Campus Center.
  • Students can opt to live off-campus as well through student housing facilities in Flint.

Application process

The Kettering University admission process is no different from any admission procedure to study in the U.S. 

  • Application Portal:
  • There is no application fee for students.
  • Standardized test scores: 
    • SAT Math Section: 600-700;
    •  SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 590-670; 
    • ACT Composite: 25-30
    •  High school/college GPA of entering students (Both UG and PG): UG: 2.7-3.5; PG: 3.0-4.0 out of a scale of 4.0.
  • Graduation rate: 94.25%, student retention rate: 98%

Highlights to keep in mind while applying to Kettering-

RequirementsOfficial Transcripts; LOR; Bank statement; A valid visa and passport for the U.S.
Test ScoresACT/SAT/GMAT/GRE/Others
English Proficiency TestTOEFL/IELTS
Application FeeN/A
Additional RequirementsSOP; Letter of Intent and Resume; Personal Essay
Intake SeasonFall; Winter; Spring; Summer

Cost of Attendance

  • The estimated average annual Tuition fee for undergraduate courses: 44,380 USD.
  • The estimated average annual Tuition fee for graduate courses: 29,184 USD.
  • Annual room and board fee for undergraduate and graduate courses: 8,400 USD/13,000 USD
  • Miscellaneous fee: 4,300 USD- 7,016 USD.
  • Total cost: 58,080 USD (Undergraduate) /49,200 USD (graduate)

Financial Aid for International Students

  • It is quite expensive to study in the U.S. However, a good number of scholarships are available for international students. Applicants are considered directly for it as they apply for admission at Kettering University.
  • Some scholarships need a separate application procedure like the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship.
  • International applicants are eligible for freshmen and merit-based scholarships.
  • Kettering University Merit Scholarship, World Scholarship and a number of other field-based Scholarships are available for meritorious students.
ScholarshipsAmount
Kettering University Merit ScholarshipPresidential- 17,500 USD
Trustee- 16,000 USD
Provost- 14,500 USD
Academic Achievement- 3,500 USD
World Scholarship for International Students3500 USD- 14,000 USD per year
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship1,000 USD - 15,000 USD per year

Alumni

  • Alumni of Kettering University is part of the Alumni Association and help the university by assisting financially and participating in marketing and mentoring programs.
  • Alumni can participate in more than 30 events facilitated by Kettering University, held all over the country.
  • Kettering Alumni are awarded for special achievements as leaders, entrepreneurs, and influencers.
  • Some notable alumni are as follows: Albert Sobey- President of Albert Sobey and Associates; Mary Gustanski- Chief Technology Officer at Delphi Technologies; William Osborne- Vice President at Boeing.

Placement

  • Kettering University runs a cooperative education program with more than 500 organizations, in addition to an employment fair for its students.
  • Admitted freshmen can register for the employment fair held in March, here – connect.kettering.edu
  • Students get to work in a professional environment along with studies.
  • NASA, Hyundai, Flint Children's Museum are some of the places where students can get employed.
  • The average earnings of Kettering University graduates go up to 84,000 USD per year.
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Kettering University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2770
FAFSA Code002262
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$43,490 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
IELTS-6- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score127011901350 75%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing620580660-
Mathematics650610690-
ACTCheck Detailed Score272429 59%
English262329-
Mathematics282630-

Kettering University Acceptance Rate

70.3%

Acceptance Rate

1931

Total Applicants

2770

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

80.6%

Male

19.4%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program70.3%
Total Applicants3028
Total Enrolled2129
Graduate
Graduate Programs70.3%
Total Applicants912
Total Enrolled641

Kettering University Enrollment

Enrollment
Kettering University Enrollment2770
Undergraduate Enrollment2129
Graduate Enrollment641
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate66.4%

Attendance Cost

$43,490

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$43,490 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$8,040 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$7,497 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,040 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$7,497 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$6,614 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$7,497 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
144314311229
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