Check in with Kettering University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Students who submit their applications to Kettering University for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than October 15.
Here is an overiew of some of Kettering University's admissions stats.
|Kettering University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||29%|
|Mean SAT Score||1275|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||59%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||17%|
These are the application deadlines for Kettering University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||––|
Kettering University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15.
Kettering University accepts roughly 81% of early action applicants and 86% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Kettering University admitted 1,27 of the 1,561 who applied early action.
It is very difficult to get into Kettering University. Kettering University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Kettering University accepted 86% of students, about 1,521 from the 1,777 applicants.
Schools that are very difficult to get into, like Kettering University, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.
It is very difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Kettering University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
What does Kettering University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Kettering University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Kettering University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Kettering University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Kettering University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 63% submitted a class rank. At Kettering University 29% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 57% were in the top 25% and 91% were in the top 50%.
At Kettering University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||26.6%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.8%|
|3.00 and 3.24||4.9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4.3%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.3%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Kettering University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Kettering University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Kettering University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 59% of Kettering University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 17% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Kettering University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1140 and 1330 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Kettering University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1330 and 25% of scored lower than 1140, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Kettering University student is 1275.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kettering University students scored 680 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kettering University students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
To be most competitive at Kettering University, you should strive to earn between 25 and 31 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kettering University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.
A 25 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kettering University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 25.
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For transfer students, it is very difficult to get admitted to Kettering University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Kettering University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Kettering University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Kettering University.
Does Kettering University accept transfer credits?
✅ Kettering University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Kettering University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Kettering University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Kettering University?
✅ Kettering University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Kettering University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Kettering University is 86%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Kettering University?
❌ Kettering University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Kettering University?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Kettering University was 81% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Kettering University? Kettering University is a very selective institution. The Kettering University acceptance rate is 86%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kettering University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1330 and Above
1140 to 1330
1140 and Less
The median SAT score for Kettering University students is 1275. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Kettering University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Kettering University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Kettering University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.77. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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