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At Kutztown University, you will be part of a diverse, creative and vibrant learning environment that fosters a successful education at undergraduate and graduate levels. Students who have graduated from Kutztown are teachers, performers, artists, scientists and business leaders - just a few of the myriad careers in which KU alumni have made a difference.

Such great achievements by our students are possible through the work of our dedicated faculty and staff at Kutztown University. Our educational leaders provide students with additional assistance and helpful suggestions as well as possible research and internship opportunities, all while keeping their classrooms upbeat and academically stimulating. Whether you find yourself in the College of Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences or Visual and Performing Arts, you will experience a group of faculty that will tailor to your needs.

With representations from nearly 50 states and countries, Kutztown celebrates diversity. We seek to provide a deeper understanding and respect of all people to our students both in and out of the classroom.

Creativity is an integral part of our academic life. Our College of Visual and Performing Arts is recognized for excellence. We house an on-campus gallery, located in the Sharadin Arts Building, displaying student, faculty and other work in a variety of mediums. We also have several student-run galleries - The Eckhaus, located on Main Street in downtown Kutztown, and the Brass Rail and Student Union Art Gallery, in the McFarland Student Union. With the success of our strong art programs, a creative culture radiates on campus. We encourage all students, art major or not, to tap into their innovative genius and express themselves through a multitude of unique opportunities that each student can experience here.

While studying at Kutztown, students will certainly benefit from the scenic, beautiful learning environment that surrounds them. From newly-renovated buildings to those with the oldest foundations, state-of-the-art design and natural beauty combine to make Kutztown the natural, attractive academic environment that it is.  See for yourself by taking a virtual tour, or better yet - plan your visit to KU today.

At Kutztown University, four vibrant colleges offer you 160 major programs from which to choose.   Couple your academic studies with an honors program or a study abroad opportunity, and you will learn make a difference. Get started on your road to making a difference by choosing the undergraduate program or graduate program that is best for you.