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Kettering University
Flint, MI
Kettering University, founded in 1919 and changed from GMI Engineering and Management Institute on January 1, 1998, is a private, five-year institute. The school became a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation in 1926. In 1982, GMI became an independent institution, although ties with GM remain strong. Its 50-acre campus is located in Flint, 75 miles from Detroit.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,905
   Women 347 (18.2%)
   Men 1,558 (81.8%)
Graduate Students 422
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 72% of 2,251 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.67
SAT Math 580-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $55,384
  Tuition and Fees $39,790
  Room and Board $7,780
Average Percent of Need Met 62%
Average Freshman Award $21,687
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 120
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Flint Population 99,763
Nearest Metropolitan Area Detroit
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 35% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Bulldog
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.1% Asian
3.0% Black/African-American
4.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.8% White
5.8% Unknown
International Students 4.0%
First-Year Students Returning 95.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 8.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported