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Kettering College Data & Information Overview

108 awards Ranking Badges
25% Acceptance Rate
2% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Kettering College Ranked?

Health Professions Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Kettering College was awarded 108 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

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Overall Quality

Kettering College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Kettering College?

25% Acceptance Rate
92% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Even if you have the best grades and high test scores, that may not be enough to get into Kettering College since the school has one of the most selective in the country. Its acceptance rate is a mere 25%, so there's no shame if you don't get in. Be sure to apply to other schools just in case.

Average Test Scores

Kettering College received ACT scores from 85% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Kettering College  ( 18 to 22 )

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Kettering College Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
69% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Kettering College it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Kettering College is 69%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  69 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kettering College

73% Freshmen Retention
37% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Kettering College has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Kettering College have a four-year graduation rate of 37%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

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Kettering College Undergraduate Student Diversity

356 Full-Time Undergraduates
17.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
82.0% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 566 undergraduates at Kettering College with 356 being full-time and 210 being part-time.

How Much Does Kettering College Cost?

$20,467 Net Price
67% Take Out Loans
$31,888 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Kettering College is $20,467. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Kettering College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,817 $16,829 $21,922 $25,412 $24,187

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Kettering College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Kettering College, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $7,972 a year. That adds up to $31,888 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kettering College is 1.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Kettering College Graduates Make?

$58,526 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Kettering College make about $58,526 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Kettering College graduates since it is 38% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Kettering College

Ohio State
356 Full-Time Undergraduates
Small City Campus Setting
Kettering College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Kettering, Ohio. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Kettering College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3737 Southern Blvd, Kettering, OH 45429-1299
Phone: 937-395-8601

Kettering College Majors

6 Majors With Completions
171 Undergraduate Degrees
86 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 6 majors graduated from Kettering College. Of these students, 171 received undergraduate degrees and 86 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 86 $59,272
Other Health Professions 29 $60,690
Allied Health Professions 23 $60,998
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 7 NA
Health/Medical Prep Programs 2 NA
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Kettering College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Kettering College

40% Take At Least One Class Online
8% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 321 students took at least one online class at Kettering College. This is a decrease from the 736 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 321 63
2019-2020 736 428
2018-2019 273 123
2017-2018 306 143
2016-2017 253 146

Learn more about online learning at Kettering College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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