Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA, USA
3.68 Average Rating

Originally founded as Keystone State Normal School, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a 4-year public school in eastern Pennsylvania. Kutztown is home to colleges of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Visual & Performing Arts offering undergrad degrees in over 100 majors and minors. In addition to classroom facilities, the KU campus hosts a TV production studio, planetarium, observatory, and cartography lab as well as the Wallops Island Marine Science Consortium in Virginia. For sports fans, Kutztown fields 19 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Golden Bears.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
12%
12%
Submitting ACT
96%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1065
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
8,309
Total Number of Undergrads
7,391
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
25%
20-39 Students
63%
40-99 Students
8%
100+ Students
2%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,278
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$11,427
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$23,252
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,334
Books and Supplies
$1684

Aid & Grants

0
100
44%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
71%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,916
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
71%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,577
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,451

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
80%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,735
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$26,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$276
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
245
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
49%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Golden Bears
School Colors
Gold/Maroon
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Philadelphia
Allentown
Reading
New York
Harrisburg
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
58%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has a diverse student body and well-rounded educators highly experienced in their field of study. The university offers small classes for those who thrive in that type of environment. Kutztown University truly cares about its' students financial capability of attending and will do all they can to ensure you are able to enroll regardless of your financial hardships.
Rodney from Philadelphia, PA