Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$10,950

$14,808

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
52%
400-499
27%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,117
Declined 776
Total Received 6,893
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Public

7,204

undergraduate students

995

graduate students

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School Facts

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,199
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational

289-acre campus in Kutztown (population: 5,059), 20 miles from both Allentown and Reading and 90 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus; air serves Allentown and Reading; train serves Philadelphia.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lehigh Valley International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Marching Unit
  • Honors Club
  • American Marketing Association Kutztown Chapter
  • Humans versus Zombies: Kutztown Chapter
  • Paws for Love

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Bearfest
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • secondary door electronic alarm system in residence halls, 24-hour student desk personnel at main entrance of residence halls

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
60%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
52%
400-499
27%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.23

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,117
Declined 776
Total Received 6,893

Admissions Factors

Very Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,746

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room & board $10,434
Additional fees $3,234
Books & supplies $1,440
Other fees $2,600
Total $25,424
Average Financial Aid - $4,746
Total with Avg. Aid $20,678

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

boxing, cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, esports, fencing, fishing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, quidditch, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

boxing, cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, esports, fencing, fishing, quidditch, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Studies
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

8,199

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

7,204
students

Female
55%
3,998

Male
45%
3,206

12%

995
students

Female
78%
780

Male
22%
215

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

6,462
students

Female
55%
3,553

Male
45%
2,909

11%

742
students

Female
60%
445

Male
40%
297

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 38%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

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
8%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

452

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • 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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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