For the Driven

Advanced mobility, new energy vehicles, intelligent manufacturing, artificial intelligence and sustainability – the future demands complex, high-tech solutions. Build them here.

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This Is Your Proving Ground

Test your ideas right away. Push them, break them, and rebuild them until you find solutions to tomorrow's challenges.

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Build What Takes You Furthest

Since 1919, Kettering is the only University that has brought STEM-focused learning to life with a 50/50 blend of rigorous academics and paid Co-op employment. 

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Take On The Rigor.

Reap The Rewards.

Bulldogs Earn More – commanding the No. 1 Starting Salary in Michigan. To start, 99% of our first year students receive financial aid.

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See what Kettering has to offer



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Undergraduate Programs

Majors in Engineering, Computer Science and Business fueled by a hands-on approach

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Graduate Programs

Take your leadership to the next level – on campus or online.

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Online Programs

From a top-ranked MBA to Lean systems, AI and engineering specializations choose the program that boosts the next step of your career.

Why choose Kettering University?

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A Co-op Program Like No Other

400+ Co-op partners in 21 states. 2.5 years paid experience, earning $45-70k.


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#1 starting salary in Michigan

Not only did SmartAssest rank us No. 1, but Business Insider ranked us in the top 30 “Best Bang for Your Buck.”


#1 starting salary in Michigan

Top 6 most innovative schools

Kettering tops the Midwest as ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 2024.





Student Life

Maximize every moment in extracurricular activities that allow you to connect with other students, strengthen specialized skills, and expand your network. Step into our team-driven atmosphere where you can turn your interests into triumphs.

Study in our top-ranked academic programs.

Kettering University consistently ranks among the top universities in the U.S. News & World Report. For 2024, they named Kettering as one of the schools with the Best Undergraduate Engineering programs, the Most Innovative Schools, and the Best in the Midwest. In 2023, Business Insider listed Kettering among the top 30 universities for the Best Return on Investment and The Princeton Review called Kettering one of the top schools for Entrepreneurship Under 10,000 Students.

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Kettering University offers merit scholarships worth up to $24,000 annually. Apply for our more than 50 scholarship opportunities.


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Ready to Apply? 


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.

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