Admissions Office, PO Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530-0730 610-683-4060
About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • Year of Foundation 1866
  • Size of Campus 325 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,806
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 9.6%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,804 in-state, $14,510 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,094
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 9,181
Kutztown University aspires to be a regional center of excellence providing opportunities for advanced academic, cultural, and public service experiences, within a caring community, designed to promote success in a global society. Kutztown University's mission is to provide a high quality education at the undergraduate and graduate levels in order to prepare students to meet lifelong intellectual, ethical, social, and career challenges.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Hillel, Inter-Collegiate Christian Council, Kutztown Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Movement, Muslim Students Association, Newman Council.
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Students Organization
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Graduation, football, Decision Makers Forum, Bearfest
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 6
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Beta Alpha, Alpha Phi Omega, Chi Alpha Epsilon, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Iota Iota Iota, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Lambda Pi Eta, Phi Chi Theta, Phi Sigma Pi, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Tau Delta, Tau Beta Sigma.
  • Distance to nearest train Lancaster (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Kutztown (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Allentown (23), Reading (16)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 47%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, apartment for single students, cooperative housing, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Audiovisual, maps, general, reference, curriculum materials, Library Science.
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 500,484
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Art Gallery, German Cultural Heritage Center, Early Childhood Learning Center, Cartography Lab, Observatory, Planetarium, Daycare Center.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 15,600
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, day care, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,323,162
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,981
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, older student, psychological, birth control, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs School Districts, American Express Financial Services, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, MBNA, QVC, Air Products & Chemicals, Dietrich Industries, Lehigh Valley Hospital, The Mony Group, Sherwin-Williams Company.
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 11%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 48%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Lehigh University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years 10%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 22%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural