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Tuition

$10,035

$19,969

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,406
Declined + 3,127
Total Received 8,533
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1  :  20

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/Management
  2. Business Administration/Marketing
  3. Criminal Justice
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School Facts

Kutztown is a public university. It was founded as a teacher training school in 1866, became a state college in 1960, and gained university status in 1983. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education, Graduate Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. Its 326-acre campus is located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, midway between Reading and Allentown.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,513
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 2653
ACT 3706

Public

8,815

undergraduate students

698

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
35%
400-499
54%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
52%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
30%
400-499
55%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
57%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
63%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Kutztown, PA

289-acre campus in Kutztown (population: 5,004), 20 miles from both Allentown and Reading and 90 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus; airport serves Allentown and Reading; train serves Philadelphia.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
15200 Kutztown Road
Kutztown, PA 19530-0730

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 8% of male students
 
9 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
35%
400-499
54%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
52%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
30%
400-499
55%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
57%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
63%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,406
Declined + 3,127
Total Received 8,533

Admissions Contact

Nancy Wunderly
Director of Admissions
P: 877 628-1915
F: 610 683-1375
admissions@kutztown.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,622
Room $5,532
Board $1,904
Additional fees $1,937
Books & supplies $1,476
Total $17,471
Average Financial Aid - $7,840
Total with Avg. Aid $9,631

Financial Aid

49%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,840

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $11,558,976
State $8,391,019
Institutional $369,652
Other external $943,104
Total $21,262,751

Non-need-based

Federal $2,150
State $63,148
Institutional $130,452
Other external $327,632
Total $523,382

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Golden Bears
School colors
maroon and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Communications Design
Computer Science/Professional Science
Computer/Information Science
Counseling/Child/Adolescent Counseling
Counseling/Mental Health
Couples/Marital/Family Therapy
Crafts
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Electronic Media
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Finance
Geography
Geology
German Studies
History
Information Technology
Leisure/Sport Studies
Library Science
Management
Marine Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Specialist
School Counseling/Elementary Education Certification
School Counseling/Elementary Education Licensure
School Counseling/Secondary Education Certification
School Counseling/Secondary Education Licensure
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Development
Spanish
Special Education
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Student Affairs in Higher Education/Administration
Student Affairs in Higher Education/College Counseling Licensure
Studio Art
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Undergraduate

93%

8,815
students

Female
57%
4,986

Male
43%
3,829

Graduate

7%

698
students

Female
74%
518

Male
26%
180

undergraduateFull-time

93%

8,279
students

Female
57%
4,712

Male
43%
3,567

undergraduatePart-time

7%

536
students

Female
52%
274

Male
48%
262

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented China
India
South Africa
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Robyn Apgar
Associate Director of International Admissions
484 646-4256
apgar@kutztown.edu

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