Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Overview
Located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a public institution. The surrounding location of Kutztown is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
What Is Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Kutztown University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of the faculty were full-time.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Kutztown University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Kutztown University has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Commercial & Advertising Art Master’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#47||Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences||College Factual|
|#49||Best General Special Education Schools||College Factual|
|#51||Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#51||Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#56||Best Special Education Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?
Contact details for Kutztown University are given below.
|Address:||15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-0730|
How Do I Get Into Kutztown University?
You can apply to Kutztown University online at: https://www.kutztown.edu/admissions/apply.html
Admission Requirements for Kutztown University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Kutztown University?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 94%.
Average Test Scores
About 93% of students accepted to Kutztown University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 550.
Can I Afford Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Kutztown University, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,184 a year. That adds up to $28,736 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Kutztown University is 7.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 945 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,286 full-time undergraduates at Kutztown University, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||498|
|Hispanic or Latino||593|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 39 countries are represented at Kutztown University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Africa.
Online Learning at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Kutztown University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 91st most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Kutztown University
The following table shows how Kutztown University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Arts & Media Management||#7||#1|
|Communication & Media Studies||#45||#18|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#49||#55|
|Communication & Journalism||#51||#18|
|Library & Information Science||#61||#4|
Online Growth Rankings of Kutztown University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was 119.4%. This is the #378 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kutztown University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Kutztown University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Arts & Media Management||20%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Kutztown University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Kutztown University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Arts & Media Management||#1|
|Communication & Media Studies||#13|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#13|
|Communication & Journalism||#37|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#49|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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