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Undergraduate Admissions

Ready to Apply to Colleges? Set Your Future in Motion at Kettering

Exciting, challenging coursework. A wealth of opportunities to work and network with industry professionals in a nationally renowned co-op program. Cutting-edge research facilities. A wide range of undergraduate degree programs, minors and concentrations, from acoustics to technology leadership. At Kettering University, you’ll find all of this and more to help you Engineer Your Future and kickstart a successful and rewarding career.

Whether you hope to become the world’s next leader or innovator, or you simply enjoy tinkering and learning how things work, you’ll find everything you need to gain hands-on experience and impressive credentials at Kettering.

Contact our office of undergraduate admissions to speak with an admissions counselor or apply today.

Why Choose Kettering for Your Bachelor’s Degree?

When you gear up to apply to colleges like Kettering, you’re doing more than choosing where to spend your next four years — you’re laying the groundwork to be successful for the rest of your life.

That’s because at Kettering, we combine transformative experiential learning opportunities with rigorous and intriguing degree programs in business, engineering, mathematics and science. Here, you will be not only challenged but also guided, pushed and supported — Kettering students are encouraged to collaborate but also to lead. More importantly, you’ll have access to a wealth of experts, tools and other resources you won’t find anywhere else.

If you’re ready to apply to colleges, our office of undergraduate admissions and admissions counselors are here to guide you to a program that aligns with your interests, goals and strengths.

As you apply to colleges and universities, keep in mind what helps Kettering stand out from the rest.

Sought-After Degrees That Prioritize Hands-On Learning

From business to technology and beyond, join one of Kettering’s innovative programs designed to prepare you with the education and skills you’ll need to excel on the job.

Cutting-Edge Research Facilities

No matter the degree program you choose, from Chemical Engineering to Mechanical Engineering, you’ll conduct research in Kettering’s many advanced research facilities.

A Well-Respected, Fully Accredited University

At Kettering, you’ll complete your bachelor’s degree at an institution that consistently ranks among the best. U.S. News & World Report regularly names Kettering as one of the schools with the Best Engineering and Computer Science programs, the Best for Veterans and the Best in Midwest.

Undergraduate Admissions for a World-Renowned, STEM-Focused Institution

  • At Kettering, our business, engineering and STEM programs have an impressive legacy and national reputation for generating highly capable and successful graduates. When you apply to colleges, remember to get in touch with our office of undergraduate admissions to help you prepare for a career in business, engineering or anything in between.
  • “Kettering University’s consistently impressive rankings among the best universities in the country are a clear validation that our mix of rigorous academics with fully integrated, professional co-op experiences uniquely prepare students for meaningful leadership roles in the global economy,” says Kettering University President Dr. Robert K. McMahan. 
  • Here, you can specialize or concentrate in important and emerging fields, including alternative energy, automotive engineering design, computer gaming, innovation and entrepreneurship, manufacturing systems, robotic systems and technology leadership. You can also add real work experience to your resume through our unrivaled co-op program. 
  • No matter which program interests you most, when you’re preparing for undergraduate admissions at Kettering, you’re readying to join the ranks of today’s most successful engineers, leaders and tech wizzes. Contact our office of undergraduate admissions today and speak with an admissions counselor to learn more about the direction you should take now that will help you reach your goals in the future.










Camaraderie From Undergraduate Admissions to Life on Campus

Competition teams that take on other colleges in nationwide challenges and competitions. Greek life. Service opportunities. At Kettering, you’ll find camaraderie and community. Here, we have more than 40 clubs and organizations, myriad community engagement opportunities and more, so you can be sure you’ll make lifelong friends and find networking opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.

At Kettering, our students and alumni appreciate our small-knit community, variety of clubs and opportunities to collaborate with like-minded peers and industry professionals — and you will, too. Before you apply to colleges, learn more about what students like you value and enjoy at Kettering.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

At Kettering we’re dedicated to helping you set your future in motion, beginning with the undergraduate admissions process. When you apply to Kettering, our admissions counselors in the office of undergraduate admissions will review your application, and some faculty members may, too.

When it’s time to apply to colleges and you’re ready to apply to Kettering, be sure to review our undergraduate admissions requirements to ensure a smooth application process.

Financing Your Future: Scholarships for Undergraduates and More

Continuing your education is a big decision as well as an investment. That’s why we offer a variety of ways to help you finance your education, from grants and scholarships for undergraduates to paid job experiences through our co-op programs and beyond.

At Kettering, 99% of all students are offered grants, loans or work-study opportunities, and 92% of upperclassmen receive financial aid offers, so you can rest assured that you’ll have financial aid options.

Plus, you may apply for as many scholarships as you’re qualified for — at Kettering, there is no limit to the number you can receive. Our office of undergraduate admissions can help you determine which scholarships for undergraduates you may be eligible for and they can point you toward other financial aid opportunities.

Transform Your Future. Contact Undergraduate Admissions or Apply Today.