Kettering University

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Kettering University can be found in Flint, MI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 2,400 students enrolled each year at Kettering University.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score in the range of 1190 - 1360 on the SAT exam, or 24 - 30 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Kettering University average GPA ranges from 3.35 to 3.64 for accepted students. Roughly 70 percent of all applicant were accepted at Kettering University, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 21 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Kettering University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Kettering University was reported as 73.0% in Fall 2020 with over 2,260 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 24 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into Kettering University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Kettering University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Kettering University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 71.8%
  • 2017-2018: 70.3%
  • 2018-2019: 70.3%
  • 2019-2020: 73.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 66.6%

How Does Kettering University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Kettering University is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rochester College100.0%
Lawrence Technological University79.3%
Madonna University74.6%
Concordia University-Ann Arbor49.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Kettering University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 660
Math610 - 700
Total Score1190 - 1360
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 31
Math26 - 29
Composite Score24 - 30
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