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International Student Tuition Waiver


  • A limited number of tuition waivers are available to new incoming undergraduate international students.
  • Tuition waivers will be offered on a rolling basis until all funding is offered.
  • The tuition waiver will reduce the cost of tuition to the in-state resident rate (see chart below).
  • Students may receive a tuition waiver and any merit scholarships for which they qualify.
  • Tuition waivers are guaranteed for up to nine semesters, as long as students maintain minimum eligibility requirements.


20% waiver of non-resident tuition

Tuition rates for the 2018-2019 academic year*

Regular non-resident
tuition rate
Reduced non-resident
tuition rate**
Non-Resident cost of tuition with
tuition reduction and tuition waiver***
$19,290 $11,574 $7,716

*tuition based on rates from the Student Accounts website
**all new non-resident first-year freshman and first-time transfer students qualify for tuition reduction
***this does not include the cost of administrative fees, room, meals, books, supplies, and personal expenses

Eligibility Criteria

  • Completed CSS Profile
  • Demonstrated financial need, based on CSS Profile report
  • Above average academic achievement
  • Admitted to an undergraduate degree program at Kutztown University

Renewal Criteria

  • 2.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average
  • 24 credits earned every academic year
  • 10 hours of community service and cultural contributions per semester
  • Good disciplinary standing