Tuition & Fees

$9,987

$13,733

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
28%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
55%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
52%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
17%
18-23
41%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
39%
12-17
29%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
57%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,965
Declined + 2,108
Total Received 8,073
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Public

7,489

undergraduate students

840

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 2653
ACT 3706

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Location

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,329
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)

Kutztown, PA

289-acre campus in Kutztown (population: 5,017), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 5% of male students
 
11 sororities 11% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
52%
400-499
28%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
55%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
52%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
17%
18-23
41%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
39%
12-17
29%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
57%
12-17
17%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,965
Declined + 2,108
Total Received 8,073

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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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

46%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,860

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,492
Room $6,484
Board $3,798
Additional fees $2,495
Books & supplies $1,684
Total $21,953
Average Financial Aid - $8,860
Total with Avg. Aid $13,093

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $11,482,079
State $8,468,929
Institutional $1,829,521
Other external $1,703,588
Total $23,484,117

Non-need-based

Federal
State $176,782
Institutional $351,583
Other external $426,874
Total $955,239
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 610 683-4077
F: 610 683-1380
financialaid@kutztown.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Bernard L. McCree
Director of Financial Aid
mccree@kutztown.edu

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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

Club Sports - Men's

Boxing, Cheerleading, Dance, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Fishing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Boxing, Cheerleading, Dance, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Fishing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Cycling, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Greg Bamberger (men's)
Athletic Director
email

J. Michelle Gober (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Mascot
Golden Bears
School colors
maroon and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Digital Arts
Art Education
Art History
Arts Administration
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Cinema/Television/Media Production
Communication Design
Communication Studies
Communications Design
Computer Science
Computer Science/Information Technology
Counseling
Crafts
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Finance
General Studies
Geography
Geology
German Studies
History
Information Technology
Instructional Technology
Library Science
Management
Marine Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Medical/Health Careers
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Specialist
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Media Theory/Strategy
Social Work
Sociology
Software Development
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Management
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Studio Art
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,329

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

7,489
students

Female
53%
3,981

Male
47%
3,508

10%

840
students

Female
76%
639

Male
24%
201

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

7,053
students

Female
54%
3,775

Male
46%
3,278

6%

436
students

Female
48%
206

Male
52%
230

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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
9%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

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

  • 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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented China
India
Nepal
South Africa
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nicole Becker
Acting Director of International Admissions
484 646-4257
nbecker@kutztown.edu

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