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Study at Kettering University

Kettering University, previously known as General Motor Institute, is a private university located in Flint, Michigan, United States. The campus spreads across an area of 90 acres. It was established in 1919 by Albert Sobey. In January 1998, the name was changed to Kettering University. The university offers undergraduate and post-graduate degree courses in diverse Course Topics.

Kettering University's students participate in sports such as soccer, basketball, Ice hockey, soccer, lacrosse, and volleyball. Their official mascot is the Bulldog. Some notable alumni of the university are Donald J. Almquist, Chairman and President of Delco Electronics; Henio Arcangeli, President of Motorsports Group Company; and Michael Burns, CEO of Dana Corporation.

Profile of Kettering University

Kettering is in a medium-sized city, in Flint, MI. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Kettering earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include engineering, business and management, and computer science and engineering.

Kettering Selectivity

Kettering does not admit all applicants. of people who applied to the school in 2007, 23% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 510 to 630 for students at Kettering. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 600 and 690.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Kettering are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 2, 675 students (2, 375 full-time equivalent). The Student Enrolment at Kettering is overwhelmingly male.

Student Life

Most students at the school attend full-time. Kettering makes available student meal plans.

Kettering Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering327mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, engineering science, manufacturing engineering
Business and Management175business and related services, business management, operations management, MIS, business administration
Computer Science and Engineering46computer engineering, computer science
Science8chemistry, physics, chemistry courses
Mathematics4applied mathematics

Contact: Kettering

Kettering University

1700 W Third Ave

Flint, MI 48504-4898

General Phone: (800) 955-4464

http://www.KETTERING. EDU

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