Kettering University

Private University

Flint, United States

Kettering University, established in 1919 in Flint, Michigan, is one of the most prestigious automotive and engineering institutes of the world. Started as the School of Automotive Trades by Albert Sobey, the school was soon acquired by General Motors in 1926 and became the General Motors Institute Read more



Highlights of Kettering University

  • Kettering University was ranked #13th among non-PhD-granting engineering universities and #7th among mechanical engineering programs in the 2017 according to the U.S. News and World Report "Best Colleges" edition.
  • From Princeton Review, the university received a 'Best in the Midwest' title in 2017.
  • According to the, the university was ranked #15 nationally and #1st in Michigan in Salary Potential Rankings.
  • KETTERING University also launched the FIRST Robotics Competition Community Center, the first facility on any college campus in the country to start a robotics competition annually in 2014.
  • In order to step towards the beliefs of Charles Kettering, the undergraduate students have to complete a Culminating Undergraduate Experience by which one can show his/her ability to combine class and lab work with work experience on a given study topic.
  • Kettering University is well-known for its role of the feeder universities to Harvard Business School.
  • For startups and businesses, the university opened the Innovation Center in 2010. A 9,000-square-foot incubator for entrepreneurs and new businesses to grow their operations. It is often called the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified building.
  • Kettering University  follows the practice of Serving Saturdays in which students participate in completing a variety of service projects every month in the city of Flint.
  • The university also has student run newspaper The Technician. It is published three times per semester. 

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