Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,156

$15,014

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
550
25th
470
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,365
Declined 465
Total Received 6,830
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Public

7,826

undergraduate students

1,279

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,105
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: Small town

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
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
550
25th
470
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,365
Declined 465
Total Received 6,830

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,176

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room $6,610
Board $4,250
Additional fees $3,440
Books & supplies $1,440
Total $23,456
Average Financial Aid - $5,176
Total with Avg. Aid $18,280

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,101,781
State $8,149,534
Institutional $3,496,324
Other external $1,913,662
Total $25,661,301

Non-need-based

Federal
State $108,842
Institutional $495,158
Other external $532,462
Total $1,136,462

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
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/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Studies.
History, General.
Information Technology.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Multicultural Education.
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.
Reading Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Business Administration/marketing

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

9,105

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

7,826
students

Female
56%
4,359

Male
44%
3,467

14%

1,279
students

Female
77%
991

Male
23%
288

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

6,714
students

Female
55%
3,689

Male
45%
3,025

14%

1,112
students

Female
60%
670

Male
40%
442

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented China
Germany
India
Netherlands
South Africa
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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