Students work on a design for a self-driving vehicle.

Engineer your future at Kettering University

You were built to make bold moves, to innovate and improve how the world works.
You’re a doer. Now it's time to be a Bulldog.

Kettering University students learn about and perform research on electric vehicles.

Kettering No. 1 Automotive Engineering School

Kettering University topped the College Gazette’s 10 Best Automotive Engineering Schools in the U.S. in 2021.

In between classes students like to hang out together in an area commonly known as "The Pool."

Experience Your Future

Kettering is now offering in-person campus visit options for high school and transfer students.

Rocket launch at sunset.

From Makerspace to Outer Space

Wes Faler ('92) returned to a college project, building a plasma thruster, and used it to build a satellite which won NASA's Deep Space Derby.

Students work on a design for a self-driving vehicle.
Kettering University students learn about and perform research on electric vehicles.
In between classes students like to hang out together in an area commonly known as "The Pool."
Rocket launch at sunset.

Engineer Your Future. Engineer Your Success. 

Kettering University's groundbreaking concept of an education where practice meets theory in equal measure began more than 100 years ago as a night school for engineers, managers, designers and technicians in the rapidly-evolving automobile industry. Today Kettering is a world renowned STEM-focused institution where students show drive and determination in solving real-world problems.

The future of transportation is focused on mobility technologies.

Mobility Technologies

Because Kettering University has automotive in its DNA, it's no surprise our students and graduates are defining the future of autonomous vehicles, electrification and connectivity.

An engineering co-op student works on a car's sound system design.

Theory In Practice

Kettering University's Co-op program is unlike any in the country, giving students income and more than two years of hands-on experience in the workplace before graduation.

Engineers test a variety of components on the vehicles of tomorrow.

Academic Programs

Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, our degree programs ensure you are armed with the education to master your career.

SAGE greenhouse in northern Flint provides fresh produce.

Getting Involved

Clubs and organizations that connect our community are all part of the Kettering experience. Whether it's engineering ways to help local residents, e-sports, aerospace, academic and professional societies, robotics or even rock climbing - you'll find something to inspire you.

Kettering Engineering and Business Programs Are Top Ranked

 

Kettering University consistently ranks among the best universities according to US News.

 

Kettering University consistently ranks among the top universities in the Midwest according to U.S. News & World Report. For 2021, they also named Kettering as one of the schools with the Best Engineering Programs. The Princeton Review listed Kettering among the top 50 universities for our Entrepreneurship program. And the College Gazette called Kettering the #1 in Automotive School and the #2 Hidden Gem in Tech Schools.

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