Kutztown is a public university. It was founded as a teacher training school in 1866, became a state college in 1960 and gained university status in 1983. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education, Graduate Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. Its 326-acre campus is located in Kutztown, midway between Reading and Allentown.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
6,508
Undergraduates
2,825
Men - 43.4%
3,684
Women - 56.6%
958
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
96% of 7,248 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.31
SAT Math
541 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
560 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,922
Out-of-state: $28,070
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,372
Out-of-state: $15,520
Room and Board
$11,110
Average Percent of Need Met
43%
Average Freshman Award
$11,316
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,939
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
317
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
21%
20-29
36%
30-39
18%
40-49
4%
50-99
4%
Over 100
1%
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Kutztown Population
5,070
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
50% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Golden Bears
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
2.3%
Black/African-American
7.6%
Hispanic/Latino
11.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
72.5%
Unknown
2.2%
International Students
0.9% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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