The Economist recently published its first-ever college rankings and Kettering University was listed among the top universities in the country.
Kettering University ranked 59th overall nationally out of nearly 1,300 colleges and universities analyzed, 16th overall nationally in median earnings of alumni and first overall in Michigan.
“The consistently strong performance by Kettering University in rankings like these is a sign of the increasing focus on evaluating universities by the outcomes they produce,” said Kettering University President Dr. Robert K. McMahan. “Kettering graduates go on to become globally successful industry leaders, scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators. Our outstanding performance in rankings like those recently published by The Economist affirm that our mix of rigorous academics along with deep and fully integrated professional co-op experiences truly creates uniquely well-prepared graduates who achieve tremendous professional success in their careers.”
The Economist’s rankings are based on identifying the value of a university education by evaluating the gap between earnings of graduates vs. how much they’d have made if they chose to pursue their education elsewhere. See the entire list of rankings and read the methodology here.
Kettering's programs had the following rankings in the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard: