Kutztown University Of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University Of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, a public university established in 1866, is located in Kutztown Pennsylvania. Nearly 10,000 part-time and full-time graduate and undergraduate students enroll at this university. The colleges under this university are:

  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania sponsors many intercollegiate sports including football, field hockey, soccer, cross country, basketball, swimming, wrestling, bowling, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, and track & field, among others. The college nickname is the Golden Bears. Bill DeMott, former professional wrestler; Thomas Hylton, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; Bruce Harper, former professional football player; and television personality Jane Treacy are among the notable alumni of the university.

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Contacting Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
15200 Kutztown Rd
Kutztown , PA 19530-0730
General Phone: (610) 683-4000

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts438French language, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, technical and business writing, general studies, library science, social services, anthropology, ...
Education and Teaching361instructional media design, special ed, education of blind, education of speech impaired, school counseling, college student counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, ...
Business and Management268business management, accounting, finance, human resources, international business, marketing
Therapy and Counseling159psychology, counseling psychology
Security and Law Enforcement107criminal justice and safety
Art Studies87art studies
Family and Social Work76public administration, social work
Photography and Commercial Art73commercial art
Media67digital communications
Science59biology, biochemistry, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, geology, oceanography, physics
Fine Arts53crafts and folk art, fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering42information technology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine30registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy27parks and recreation studies
Conservation and Resource Management10environmental science
Drama and Performing Arts4drama
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Medical Support and Technology1clinical lab tech

Number of programs and degrees for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,65248
Master's degree25618

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania had a total enrollment of 10,295 students (9,384 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 43%
Women 57%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 13%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 7%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 34%
20-21 33%
22-24 16%
25-29 7%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey11%
(International Students)1%

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 77 %
Part-Time 67 %

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Room and Board (2007)

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania offers campus housing for 4,751 of its 9,384 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Kutztown, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450540
SAT Math450550
SAT Writing430520
ACT Verbal1622
ACT Math1722
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT98%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT9%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,126
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,256
Room and board $ 7,330
Room charge $ 4,544
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,786
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 2,600

Financial Aid:
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332200)

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track7461
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4142

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year59$97,33034$96,086
Associate professoracademic year61$77,41646$75,608
Assistant professoracademic year92$56,42285$57,827
Instructoracademic year24$43,16931$42,927
All faculty totalacademic year236$70,728196$66,280

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Basketball Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Baseball Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Track Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports4188129

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education/Teaching Individuals - Speech or Language Impairments
Education/Teaching Individuals - Vision Impairments/ Blindness
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
History, General
Library Science/Librarianship
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Technical and Business Writing

Mathematics, General

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Apart:

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checked Option to study abroad
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