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
7,204
Undergraduates
3,206
Men - 44.5%
3,999
Women - 55.5%
995
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 6,893 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.23
SAT Math
522 average
480-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
560 average
490-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,061
Out-of-state: $29,919
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,048
Out-of-state: $14,906
Room and Board
$10,660
Average Percent of Need Met
43%
Average Freshman Award
$9,089
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,592
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
376
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
4%
10-19
25%
20-29
44%
30-39
17%
40-49
3%
50-99
5%
Over 100
2%
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Philadelphia Population
5,004
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
49% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Golden Bears
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
2%
Black/African-American
8%
Hispanic/Latino
8.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
74.8%
Unknown
2.9%
International Students
0.8% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
26.2%
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