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Mission, Vision & Purpose

Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

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.

Our Purpose

Grounded in regional history and focused on innovative futures through the colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts & Sciences and Visual & Performing Arts; Kutztown University:

  • offers a contemporary liberal arts education as the foundation for inspiring and challenging students to grow intellectually, professionally, ethically, civically, and socially;
  • provides support for students to reach their unique potential;
  • commits to access and diversity, drawing upon international, national, regional, and community partnerships to prepare new generations of global citizens;
  • values the life experiences of students, faculty, and staff to create a caring community on a beautiful campus;
  • cultivates opportunities for students to engage the world and pursue meaningful lives and careers through collaboration, mentorship, and intentional working relationships.