Transfer Student Admission Procedure

  • Complete the application for admission provided by the Admissions Office or the electronic application. Kutztown University also accepts other electronic applications.

  • Submit a $35 application fee.

  • Submit either an official copy of the high school transcript or a copy of the GED.

  • Submit official copies of college transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.

  • Transfer students with 12 or more college level credits must have a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale. Students who earned less than 12 credits will be required to submit their official high school record and standardized test scores which will be used as part of the review process.

  • Students applying to any teacher education program that possess 48 credits or more, must be admitted to teacher candidacy. In order to achieve this, students must meet the following requirements:
    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or greater
    • Have a C or better in 3 hours of composition, literature and speech and three hours of mathematics.
    • Pass the basic skills assessment of Praxis I in reading, writing and mathematics and have scores on file at Kutztown University. Information about Praxis examinations can be obtained at

    Students must meet all requirements to achieve teacher candidacy and be admitted as an education major.

  • Some majors at Kutztown University require additional information before an offer of admission can be made. These majors include art education, communication design, crafts, studio arts, music and music education. A copy of these guidelines will be sent to you upon receipt of your application.

There are many transfer opportunities for students interested in transferring credits including the Academic Passport program. Visit the Admissions Office to see a complete description of the Transfer Opportunities available or contact the Transfer Programs Coordinator, (610) 683-4787.