Cost & Financial Aid

Cost & Financial Aid

Kettering University is ranked 14th in the nation educational ROI

Kettering University Online students enjoy a competitive tuition rate and one of the biggest returns on their college investment in the country. In fact, Kettering University ranks 14th nationally and No. 1 in the Midwest and in Michigan in Return on Investment for undergraduate studies, according to PayScale.com’s 2016 College ROI Report.

2016/2017 Graduate Tuition

Cost per credit hour:                           $857
Master’s degree (40 credits):             $34,280*

*Additional fees may still apply, please refer to the Graduate catalog for more information 

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Financial Aid

Financial aid at Kettering University Online is available to students who qualify. The first step in applying for financial aid is to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You need the following documents to complete your FAFSA:

  • Social Security card
  • Driver's license
  • W-2 forms and other records of money earned
  • Federal income tax return (yours and your spouse’s, if married)
  • Untaxed income records
  • Current bank statements
  • Current business and investment mortgage information; business and farm records; stock, bond and other investment records

The results of your FAFSA are sent electronically to Kettering University, and you receive a Student Aid Report (SAR) in three to 10 days. Once your FAFSA has been reviewed and your financial aid eligibility has been determined, you receive an award letter listing the type(s) and amount(s) of aid for which you qualify.

Military Benefits

Kettering University coordinates benefits through the Registrar's Office. To receive benefits from the Veterans Benefits Administration, please make certain your records are correct before the beginning of each term of attendance. Some qualifying students may be eligible to have their entire tuition and fees covered through the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Tax Advantages

The federal government provides a number of tax incentives for individuals earning a master’s degree at Kettering University Online. These incentives come in two forms: 1. Tax credits, which directly reduce the amount of tax for which you are liable. 2. Tax deductions, which reduce the amount of income on which you pay taxes. If you have questions regarding these incentives, please contact your tax advisor.

Scholarships

While Kettering University does not directly offer scholarships for graduate students, we do maintain a limited list of private scholarships

Private Student Loans

Private student loans are offered by various lenders and are another possible source of funds for your education. These loans are often based on credit approval, and each lender has different terms, borrowing limits, interest rates and other special criteria.