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Colleges / Kettering College

Kettering College

Kettering, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate50%

Kettering College Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Kettering College. The acceptance rate at Kettering College is 50%. Out of 204 applications received in 2023, 101 students were offered admission.

Check in with Kettering College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Kettering College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Kettering College's admissions stats.

Kettering College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 17%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 89%
Waitlist No

Kettering College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Kettering College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Kettering College?

Kettering College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Kettering College Admissions

Transferring to Kettering College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Kettering College

Kettering College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Kettering College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. 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 shine.

Admissions Factors at Kettering College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Kettering College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Application Essay Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Kettering College for more information on admission factors.

Kettering College Application Requirements

To apply to Kettering College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Kettering College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Kettering College?

Students admitted to Kettering College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 94% submitted a class rank. At Kettering College 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 53% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Kettering College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

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 College directly.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Kettering College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 17% of Kettering College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 89% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Kettering College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kettering College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kettering College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to Kettering College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Kettering College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Kettering College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Kettering College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Kettering College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Kettering College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Do I have to submit test scores to Kettering College?

✅ Kettering College is not test optional.

What is Kettering College's acceptance rate?

✅ Kettering College's acceptance rate is 50%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Kettering College?

❌ Kettering College does not offer early decision.

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Kettering College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Kettering College? Kettering College is a somewhat selective institution. The Kettering College acceptance rate is 50%. This means that the institution accepts 49 out of every 100 applicants.


Kettering College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kettering College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kettering College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Kettering College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Kettering College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Kettering College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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