Automotive engineering

Kettering University named the nation’s #1 automotive engineering school

FLINT, MI — Kettering University is the nation’s top automotive engineering school in 2021, according to higher education publisher College Gazette’s latest rankings.

In a top ten ranking, Kettering was chosen as the #1 school for its academic concentrations, curriculum, and alumni successes.

The site rankings of Kettering’s Mobility Services and Automotive Engineering Design concentrations and lists several labs that students have the opportunity to use.

The university uses a “cooperative learning” model, which drops semesters for 11-week periods in the classroom and on the job.

“Kettering University (formerly GMI) has been teaching automotive engineering for over 100 years, so it’s no surprise we’re good at it,” said Dr. Craig Hoff, dean of Kettering’s College of Engineering. “However, it’s always nice to be recognized for our expertise and the profound success of our graduates.

Kettering partners with hundreds of employers across the country, including GM, Ford Motor, and DTE Energy, to place students based on their interests.

Michigan was the only state to have more than one top ten automotive engineering school.

Lawrence Technological University in Southfield is on the list of third best automotive engineering schools. Ferris State University in Big Rapids placed seventh.

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