Kettering University has been active in VEX and FIRST Robotics for more than 20 years. The University houses a Robotics Center, hosts robotics competitions, awards robotics scholarships, and offers pre-college and other robotics programs. Students at Kettering pursue robotic interests in academic programs, compete in VEX U and Battlebots competitions, and serve as mentors for K-12 robotic teams.
Kettering University is looking for talented robotic students who want to continue learning and innovating in a hands-on, real-world experience format. We'd love to meet you!
Kettering University consistently ranks among the top universities in the U.S. News World Report. For 2022, they named Kettering as one of the schools with the Best Engineering and Computer Science programs, the Best for Veterans, and the Best in the Midwest. In 2021, The Princeton Review listed Kettering among the top 50 universities for our Entrepreneurship program. And the College Gazette called Kettering the number one in Automotive Schools and the #2 Hidden Gem in Tech Schools.
Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, our degree programs ensure you are armed with the education to master your career.
Kettering University's Co-op program is unlike any in the country, giving students income and more than two years of hands-on experience in the workplace before graduation.
Because Kettering University has automotive in its DNA, it's no surprise our students and graduates are defining the future of autonomous vehicles, electrification, and connectivity.
Clubs and organizations that connect our community are all part of the Kettering experience. Whether it's engineering ways to help local residents, e-sports, aerospace, academic and professional societies, robotics, or even rock climbing, you'll find something to inspire you.