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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (KU)

15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA

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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a public college that has a fair number of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, in a predominately rural area. Approximately 11,000 students are enrolled annually at KU.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to KU. Scores within the range of 17 - 21 on the ACT or 1280 - 1580 on the SAT are needed to increase your chances for getting accepted. An estimated 70 percent of all applicant were accepted at this school, with 29 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay around $9,200 and out-of-state residents pay $20,000 for the year. Housing is available for students, which costs around $5,800 for the year. Some students at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically offered as grants or student loans.

Athletic programs are available at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.kutztown.edu.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Kutztown University of Pennsylvania accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • Letters of Recommendation are Recommended
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading430 - 530
SAT ® Math430 - 530
SAT ® Writing420 - 520
SAT ® Total Score1280 - 1580

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English0 - 0
ACT ® Math0 - 0
ACT ® Composite Score17 - 21

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into KU

The table below lists the chances of getting into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants10,473
Granted Admissions7,086 (68%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled2,037 (29%)

Student Enrollment

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has a total student population of about 11,000, where graduate students make up roughly 9% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $35 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $6,400-$7,700
    • Out-of-State: $16,000-$19,280
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $270-$320 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $670-$800 per credit unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid85%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships44%$6,110
Receiving Student Loans79%$6,681

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 4%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania may offer services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years33%
Graduating in 5 Years19%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

KU is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Bowling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Psychology

Education

Business and Marketing Studies

Security and Protective Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

  • Parks and Recreation (B)

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Commercial and Advertising Art (B)
  • Fine Studio Arts (B)
  • Art Studies (B, M)
  • Music (B)
  • Drama (B)
  • Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry (B)

English Language and Literature

  • Rhetoric and Composition (B)
  • English (B, M)
  • Technical and Business Writing (B)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Communications and Journalism

  • Digital Communication and Media (B, M)

Social Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

  • Nursing (B)
  • Clinical Laboratory Science (B)
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (M)

History

Public Administration and Social Services

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Library Science

  • Library Science, Librarianship (B, M)

Physical Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)
  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • German Language and Literature

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • German Studies (B)

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