83%

Acceptance Rate

$4,963

Avg.Financial Aid

003322

FAFSA Code

About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,290

Website

https://www.kutztown.edu/

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A public university by the name of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is located in Kutztown, PA. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania covers an area of 326 acres. The foundation of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was laid down in the year 1866. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is "It's Good to be Golden." and its official colors are maroon and gold. Out of total 8,329 students enrolled at KUP, 7,489 belong to undergraduate courses while 840 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 552 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 56% of the students are females and 45% are males. Notably, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At KUP around 74% are white, 9% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 8% are Black or African American. Moreover, around 91% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Andre Reed (American football player), John Mobley (American football player), Bob Cesca (Commentator, Record producer), and Ryan Vogelsong (Baseball player) in its 154 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At KUP, 150 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, ACS American Chemical Society, and CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs). $31 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Location & Contact

Address

15200 Kutztown Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6106834000
Fax:
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

83%

SAT Range

970 - 1140

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to KUP is fairly easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $35. The SAT score in the range of 970-1140 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 21. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730, or call (610) 683-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,084

Average Annual Cost

$7,716

Books And Supplies

$1,440

Other Fees

$3,086

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,478

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,170

Total One Year Cost

$27,890

Before applying to KUP, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $30,468. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$99

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

372 Graduates

Psychology, General

140 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

135 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

124 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

116 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

106 Graduates

Social Work

101 Graduates

Biology, General

70 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

69 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

65 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

63 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

58 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

38 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

37 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

31 Graduates

History

26 Graduates

Political Science and Government

23 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

22 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

22 Graduates

Music

21 Graduates

Sociology

17 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

15 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

13 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

11 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

11 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

Library Science and Administration

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

Area Studies

7 Graduates

Public Administration

6 Graduates

Anthropology

5 Graduates

Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and A...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,372

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

74% White

3% Unknown

8% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

15%

Out Of State

84%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$67,784 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

45%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,420/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,850/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,850/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Bears

School Colors

maroon and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

225

Total Female Athletes

222

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

22

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,626 per year. The average meal plan at KUP costs around $3,850 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 45% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,500

$27,405

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$234 - 284

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,963

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,523

Students Receiving State Aid

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,033

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,540

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,211

$30K - $48K

$8,476

$48K - $75K

$5,640

$75K - $110K

$2,031

> $110K

$1,056

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$518,385

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$973,384

In case the students at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is around $1,741 and the federal grant is $4,746. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,093 as well as institutional aid worth $1,741. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at KUP based on students' financial needs add up to $518,385 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $973,384.

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