Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Admissions Overview:

Kutztown University has an acceptance rate of 80%, making it a generally accessible school to those who apply. Those interested in applying to KU will need to submit an application, official high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or ACT. For more information, be sure to visit the school's website, or get in touch with the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Description:

Founded in 1866, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a public, four-year university located on 289 acres in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. KU's 10,000+ students are supported by a 20 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The university offers a wide range of academic programs across their colleges of Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, and Visual and Preforming Arts. To balance their academics, KU students can choose from over 160 student clubs and organizations including the Medieval Renaissance Club, Gamers at Kutztown University, and the well-dressed Gentlemen Affiliated. KU also has intramural sports like Billiards, Racquetball, and Table Tennis, and club sports such as Equestrian, Fencing, and Quidditch. For intercollegiate athletics, KU competes in the NCAA Division II Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) with eight men’s and thirteen women’s sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 8,315 (7,718 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 94% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,618 (in-state); $20,710 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,628 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,438
  • Other Expenses: $3,930
  • Total Cost: $24,614 (in-state); $35,706 (out-of-state)

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 75%
    • Loans: 81%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,020
    • Loans: $7,940

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Art, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, English, Leisure and Sport Studies, Management, Marketing, Psychology, Special Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 30%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 34%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Track and Field, Football, Basketball, Tennis, Cross Country, Wrestling
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Volleyball, Swimming, Tennis

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Mission Statement:

"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."