Kettering College

Kettering, OH 45429

Kettering College is one of the 70 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Ohio. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Kettering. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 45 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 32 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%).

Every year 52% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Seventh Day Adventists
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 14 74
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 84.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1986 - 09/09/2014
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/2003 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT700 to 1430
ACT21 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $15
Graduates $15

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$517/credit
In State Students$517/credit
Out of State Students$517/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $23,265 $23,265 $23,265
ADN 70 $36,190 $36,190 $36,190
BSN 125 $64,625 $64,625 $64,625
FNP 50 -- -- --
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of Kettering College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 24% $4,821
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $2,372
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 52% $5,534
Federal Student Loans 54% $5,955
Private Loans 16% $15,826


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,765
$30,001 to $48,000$19,345
$48,001 to $75,000$22,295
$75,001 to $110,000$23,170
Over $110,000$22,515

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.

Kettering College
3737 Southern Blvd
Kettering, OH 45429

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