Kettering University Overview
Kettering University is ranked #1 for Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) and continues to be ranked in the Top Twenty in the nation in the current edition of "America's Best Colleges Guide," which is published by "U.S.News & World Report." Kettering's category is Undergraduate Engineering schools, whose highest degree is a bachelor's or master's degree.
#1 - Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
#7 - Mechanical Engineering
#14 - Best Regional Universities: Midwest
#17 – Best in Undergraduate Engineering in the country
Kettering’s hands-on cooperative education offers a great way for students to determine whether or not to pursue certain fields. Students develop solid skills in writing resumes, learn how to manage corporate environments and assignments, and develop networking skills that will serve them for their entire career. Students also learn from professionals of diverse backgrounds, which is critical in today’s global economy.
Kettering University offers 15 undergraduate degree programs:
- Applied Mathematics
- Applied Physics
- Business Administration (BBA & BSBA)
- Chemical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Kettering University has been accredited since 1962 by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456.
The Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs are additionally accredited since 1977, and the Computer Engineering program since 1998, by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET), 111 Market Pl., Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, (410) 347-7700.
The Computer Science program was accredited in 2007 by the Computer Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (CAC/ABET).
The Management program was accredited in 1995 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Parks, KS 66213.
Accreditation documents can be reviewed in the Provost’s Office.
Other Kettering facts:
- 16:1 student to faculty ratio
- 100% professional co-op for all degree programs
- Mechanical Engineering is the largest degree program area
- Study Abroad Programs offered
- More than 90 percent of undergraduates receive some sort of aid
- Active Greek societies and intramural sports offer variety.
- Guaranteed first-year, single-room accommodations.
- Merit and need-based scholarship money available.
Kettering University continues the heritage of General Motors Institute in Flint.