Dual and Early Enrollment

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Kettering University offers exceptional high school students an opportunity to experience university academics at our nationally recognized University

Our program follows the Michigan guidelines for early enrollment or dual enrollment programs. Substantial scholarships are offered.

Dual Enrollment

This program is available to qualifying students in the 11th or 12th grade who meet Kettering’s registration requirements. Through dual enrollment, the student’s high school pays a portion or all of the tuition. The student/parent is responsible for any additional costs not paid by the high school.

Early Enrollment

This program is available to any 11th or 12th grade student who meets Kettering’s registration requirements. The student/parent is responsible for all costs associated with early enrollment at Kettering University.

Common Dual Enrolled Courses

Course Schedule and Calendar

Course Offerings by Term

Academic Calendar

Admission to Program

Students in the dual-enrollment program may take classes during any term. Two courses per term are allowed. Students accepted must be entering their 11th or 12th grade in high school.

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Summer Application Deadline - June 1
Fall Application Deadline - September 1
Winter Application Deadline - December 1 
Spring Application Deadline - March 1 

Registration Requirements

The following must be submitted for course registration:

  • Completed application and registration form
  • High School transcript with 3.2 GPA

Registrations are approved by the Admissions Office and based on available space.

For students initially entering the Dual Enrollment program, a meeting with the student and parent on Kettering University’s campus is required. The online course schedule is not available for first-term students to view, therefore, the Admissions Office will assist students with:

  • Identifying available courses in which to enroll, times offered and term dates
  • Reviewing the forms
  • Clarifying course costs and the payment process

The Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance for the 2021-2022 (per each 4-credit course) is:

Item 4 Credits
Kettering Tuition $5,920
Less Scholarship ($2,760)
Net Kettering Cost* $3,160*
Less High School Payment  (varies when applicable)

*Includes student access to Kettering University’s Recreation Building, Library and Tutoring Services. Fees are waived. Does not include books/supplies.

Students are sent a billing notice via their Kettering email when invoice is ready.

Application processing and enrollment is handled by the Admissions Office. For questions on this program, feel free to call (810) 762-7865, or send an email to admissions@kettering.edu.

The cost of a 4-credit class for Genesee County high school students is a flat rate of $600 per course. 

Dual Enrolling Elsewhere?

Find out which courses will transfer to Kettering University on our transfer webpage.