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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.

Admission to Program

Students in the dual-enrollment program may take classes during the Fall (October - December) and Winter (January - March) terms only. Two courses per term are allowed. Students accepted must be entering their 11th or 12th grade in high school.

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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 2018/2019 academic year is:

Item4 Credits
Kettering Tuition$5,800
Less Scholarship($2,760)
Net Kettering Cost*$2,908*
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.

Check or credit card remittance of the student portion of tuition is due when student starts first day of class.

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.