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Here, you roar

This is the place where passion is ignited, skills are refined and the impossible is made possible. And it's all waiting for you.

Important Note:
KU is test-optional for freshmen applying for Spring and Fall 2022.
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Schedule a Campus Tour

Start at the student union, check out the campus store and meet members of the community on our student-led walking tours.

Connect with a Counselor

Have questions? We'd love to talk through academics, the admissions process or just about anything else.

Virtual Tour

Want to visit KU, but can't make it to campus? We've got you covered. Take our virtual tour to learn about Kutztown's campus and diverse facilities.

Why Choose Kutztown

Commitment to Diversity

We value and appreciate the differences and unique aspects each individual brings to our campus community.

The diverse perspectives, ideas, background and abilities of our faculty, staff and students, help to create an environment for which each member can grow and ultimately be more prepared to thrive in our ever-changing society. We strive tirelessly to be open to change, listen to those who find challenge in this space, and respond in a way that makes everyone feel valued.

We call this place home

We know bears do best when surrounded by nature.

Our 289-acre campus is bursting with flowers, trees, fountains, and green spaces to study, socialize, or just kick back and relax.

Student Involvement

Discover unique opportunities.

Join an academic club, get behind the camera with KUTV, or take the stage with the Jazz Ensemble. With more than 200 student clubs and organizations, you’ll find ways to connect, grow, and uncover new passions.

By the Numbers

A closer look at Kutztown University.


of graduates who responded to the most recent passhe survey report that they are employed or enrolled in graduate school*


student-faculty ratio


of students receive financial aid


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states from which our students come to KU


countries represented among our many international students


average class size


of tenure and tenure-track faculty have their doctorate or terminal degree

*2013 14 Pennsylvania State system of Higher Education Alumni Satisfaction Survey as of 09 29 2016

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Happy students from the class of 2023.

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Students walking out of the Library.

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Dancing students outside one of our Tri-County Halls.

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Students relaxing in South Dining Hall.

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Players from our football team getting excited before a game.

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Students walking out of the Library.
Dancing students outside one of our Tri-County Halls.
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Kutztown University's football team.

Our Career Outcomes

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Percentage of graduates employed within six months: Bachelor's 60% Master's 81%

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Percentage of employed graduates employed in field related to their career goals: Bachelor's 79%, Master's: 96%

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14% of graduates furthering their education in graduate or doctoral programs.

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Students who completed internships were offered employment at that organization.

Where are They Working? %
Business/Financial/Communications 17.7%
Education 25.7%
Health/Medicine/Sports/Science/Tech 17.7%
Social Services/Government/Environment 19.6%
Arts/History/Museum/Library 4.3%
Other 15.1%


employed undergraduates working in a position related to their career goals


employed graduate students working in a position related to their career goals


graduates felt degree was helpful in finding employment opportunities


employed graduates reported satisfied with their current occupation

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

P.O. Box 730
Kutztown, PA 19530

T: 610-683-4060
F: 610-683-1375

E: admissions@kutztown.edu

First time student? let us help

See our First-Time Guide