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As a student from outside the United States, you are already thinking differently about your college education. ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° is a national leader in experiential STEM education and we integrate intense academic curriculum in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business with applied professional experiences. This proven approach will inspire you to realize your potential and advance your ideas.

If youÔÇÖre ready for all the rewarding challenges, push your brain into application mode.

Undergraduate Admission Information

Whether you are looking to come as a freshman or you would like to transfer to the university, we encourage you to use the checklist below to make sure we can begin reviewing your eligibility.

  • Complete an application

  • Official transcripts/mark sheets/educational certificates/records with English translations must be sent to the university directly from your school for evaluation╠řonce the application for admission to ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° is submitted.╠ř Additional information such╠řas a grading scale may also be requested.

  • Provide a copy of passport

  • & certified bank statement(s) or other source(s) of financial proof

  • Please keep in mind, we must receive your documents approximately six weeks prior to the start of your term

Term Deadline
Fall Term (October) August 30
Winter Term (January) November 30
Spring Term (April) February 28
Summer Term (July) May 30

╠ř

Provide proof of English proficiency by one of the following options:

1. Provide official scores from one of the following taken within the past 2 years:

  • Minimum score of 79 on the web based TOEFL iBT
  • Minimum score of 8.5 with section scores of at least 8.0 on the TOEFL Essentials exam╠ř
  • Minimum score of 6.0 on the IELTS exam
  • Minimum score of 169 on Cambridge English B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency
  • If TOEFL and IELTS are unavailable, then a minimum score of 105 on followed by a satisfactory spoken interview with a ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° TESOL trained instructor is sufficient
  • Minimum 490 on the Verbal section of the SAT
  • Minimum 18 on the English section of the ACT

2. Complete Level 112 via an approved ELS center

3. Previously attended at least two academic years of high school where English is the language of╠řinstruction (documentation may be requested), or an accredited U.S. college for one calendar year/two academic semesters with a minimum 3.00 grade point average.

English Proficiency requirement is waived for English-speaking nations.

Chinese Translation
Expense Item Amount
Tuition $46,380
Living (Room and Meal Plan) $9,500
Books $1,100
Miscellaneous $1,200
Transportation $3,000
Total $61,180

╠ř

NOTE: Above figures are in U.S. dollars (USD) and are approximate, and subject to change at any time.╠ř

Tuition and Fees:╠řUndergraduate students must enroll for the amount of credit listed above to insure graduation within 4 1/2 years. The above estimates are calculated on the basis of this enrollment activity. *Please remember that tuition and fees are subject to change at any time.

Health Insurance:╠řKettering requires all international students to purchase the ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Sickness and Accident Insurance plan. Dependents accompanying international students must also have health insurance coverage, which may be purchased through the University's plan.

Kettering's Sickness and Accident Insurance plan coverage becomes effective when students arrive on campus. International students may wish to purchase health insurance that provides coverage during travel to Kettering.

Contact the Kettering╠řWellness Center╠řfor further information.╠ř
Telephone: 800-762-9650.╠ř
Email:╠řwellness@kettering.edu.

Room and Board:╠řThe amount indicated is the cost of single occupancy room for 2 academic terms in the university residence hall. This rate includes a 19 meal plan, 15 meals from Monday - Friday, and Brunch and Dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Meals are served in the adjacent Campus Center.

Living Expenses:╠řThe amount of funding needed for one year varies per student because of work term living expenses. Students work throughout the nation and the world. Typically the co-op earnings cover expenses during the work term and it is not anticipated that a student will need additional funds.╠ř

When planning your funds for enrollment, please consider that funds are needed for at least 4 - 5 years for the undergraduate program. Financial assistance is not readily available and the cost of attending ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° may increase from year to year.

Wiring Payment:╠řFor students who wish to wire money, please utilize Flywire. Go to╠ř╠řto enter your details and submit payment. Please note that you╠řmust╠řput your Student ID number on your payment. For questions, contact╠řclientsuccess@flywire.com.╠řPlease visit the flywire blog on "."

All international students must obtain an F-1 visa in order to study and work in the United States. The F-1 visa regulations do not allow you to work off-campus in the United States until you have been on F-1 visa status for two academic terms.╠ř However, if you have completed high school in the U.S., you are allowed to start your rotation without having to╠řsatisfy the two-academic-terms rule mentioned above.

For students already in the US who are╠řattending high school or a college/university and who have received an official letter of acceptance to ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° stating you satisfied all requirements for admission, you must complete a Transfer of I-20 form for processing from ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═°.

  • Applying

    Whether you are looking to come as a freshman or you would like to transfer to the university, we encourage you to use the checklist below to make sure we can begin reviewing your eligibility.

    • Complete an application

    • Official transcripts/mark sheets/educational certificates/records with English translations must be sent to the university directly from your school for evaluation╠řonce the application for admission to ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° is submitted.╠ř Additional information such╠řas a grading scale may also be requested.

    • Provide a copy of passport

    • & certified bank statement(s) or other source(s) of financial proof

    • Please keep in mind, we must receive your documents approximately six weeks prior to the start of your term

  • Document Deadlines
    Term Deadline
    Fall Term (October) August 30
    Winter Term (January) November 30
    Spring Term (April) February 28
    Summer Term (July) May 30

    ╠ř

  • English Proficiency

    Provide proof of English proficiency by one of the following options:

    1. Provide official scores from one of the following taken within the past 2 years:

    • Minimum score of 79 on the web based TOEFL iBT
    • Minimum score of 8.5 with section scores of at least 8.0 on the TOEFL Essentials exam╠ř
    • Minimum score of 6.0 on the IELTS exam
    • Minimum score of 169 on Cambridge English B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency
    • If TOEFL and IELTS are unavailable, then a minimum score of 105 on followed by a satisfactory spoken interview with a ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° TESOL trained instructor is sufficient
    • Minimum 490 on the Verbal section of the SAT
    • Minimum 18 on the English section of the ACT

    2. Complete Level 112 via an approved ELS center

    3. Previously attended at least two academic years of high school where English is the language of╠řinstruction (documentation may be requested), or an accredited U.S. college for one calendar year/two academic semesters with a minimum 3.00 grade point average.

    English Proficiency requirement is waived for English-speaking nations.

    Chinese Translation
  • Expense Estimate
    Expense Item Amount
    Tuition $46,380
    Living (Room and Meal Plan) $9,500
    Books $1,100
    Miscellaneous $1,200
    Transportation $3,000
    Total $61,180

    ╠ř

    NOTE: Above figures are in U.S. dollars (USD) and are approximate, and subject to change at any time.╠ř

    Tuition and Fees:╠řUndergraduate students must enroll for the amount of credit listed above to insure graduation within 4 1/2 years. The above estimates are calculated on the basis of this enrollment activity. *Please remember that tuition and fees are subject to change at any time.

    Health Insurance:╠řKettering requires all international students to purchase the ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Sickness and Accident Insurance plan. Dependents accompanying international students must also have health insurance coverage, which may be purchased through the University's plan.

    Kettering's Sickness and Accident Insurance plan coverage becomes effective when students arrive on campus. International students may wish to purchase health insurance that provides coverage during travel to Kettering.

    Contact the Kettering╠řWellness Center╠řfor further information.╠ř
    Telephone: 800-762-9650.╠ř
    Email:╠řwellness@kettering.edu.

    Room and Board:╠řThe amount indicated is the cost of single occupancy room for 2 academic terms in the university residence hall. This rate includes a 19 meal plan, 15 meals from Monday - Friday, and Brunch and Dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Meals are served in the adjacent Campus Center.

    Living Expenses:╠řThe amount of funding needed for one year varies per student because of work term living expenses. Students work throughout the nation and the world. Typically the co-op earnings cover expenses during the work term and it is not anticipated that a student will need additional funds.╠ř

    When planning your funds for enrollment, please consider that funds are needed for at least 4 - 5 years for the undergraduate program. Financial assistance is not readily available and the cost of attending ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° may increase from year to year.

    Wiring Payment:╠řFor students who wish to wire money, please utilize Flywire. Go to╠ř╠řto enter your details and submit payment. Please note that you╠řmust╠řput your Student ID number on your payment. For questions, contact╠řclientsuccess@flywire.com.╠řPlease visit the flywire blog on "."

  • Visa

    All international students must obtain an F-1 visa in order to study and work in the United States. The F-1 visa regulations do not allow you to work off-campus in the United States until you have been on F-1 visa status for two academic terms.╠ř However, if you have completed high school in the U.S., you are allowed to start your rotation without having to╠řsatisfy the two-academic-terms rule mentioned above.

    For students already in the US who are╠řattending high school or a college/university and who have received an official letter of acceptance to ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° stating you satisfied all requirements for admission, you must complete a Transfer of I-20 form for processing from ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═°.

Graduate Admissions Information

░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° is happy to help students through all parts of the application process, in communicating the unique attributes and options included in a ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Graduate degree program, in determining an appropriate start date, and with visa processing for international students.╠ř

Typically students follow a traditional graduate timeline and apply for entrance in the Fall term. Offers are sent by January 1.╠ř Applicants that are interested in starting at ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° in the Winter, Spring or Summer Terms should contact the International Admissions Office to discuss the availability of scholarships, possible graduate assistantships, class scheduling and registration, and their visa terms (for international students).

Do not hesitate to reach out with questions.