About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Comprising four colleges - Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences and Visual and Performing Arts - Kutztown University of Pennsylvania offers a wide range of outstanding academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.

Located on 289 acres, the campus is adjacent to the Borough of Kutztown in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Enrollment at the university includes 9,600 students from more than 20 states and nations. There are 362 tenured/tenure-track instructional faculty and boast a favorable 20:1 student-faculty ratio. Eighty-eight percent of KU faculty have doctorates or terminal degrees.

Kutztown University was founded in 1866 as Keystone Normal School.  The school became Kutztown State Teachers College in 1928, Kutztown State College in 1960 and achieved university status in 1983.

Kutztown University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. 


Kutztown University Student Awarded Grant for Study of Autoimmune Disorders

Ryan Kohn, a junior biology major at Kutztown University, was awarded a $1,500 Carole and Ray Neag Undergraduate Research Grant to obtain scientific equipment that will allow him to research macrophages and protein inhibition. Kohn specializes in molecular, micro and cell biology.

5 days ago
Honor Society

Kutztown University Students Inducted in to Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society for Adult Students

Twenty-seven students at Kutztown University have been inducted in to the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society. Alpha Sigma Lambda's aim is to recognize the special achievements of adults who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work.

6 days ago
Who's Who

Kutztown University Students Included in Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities

Twenty-one Kutztown University students have been included in the Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Students must have at least a 3.25 GPA and have demonstrated exemplary community involvement, leadership and commitment to volunteer service.

6 days ago
Honor Society

Kutztown University Inducts Eight in to Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honor Society

Kutztown University will induct eight students in to Alpha Epsilon Lambda, an honor society for graduate and professional students. The induction ceremony will take place April 15, 2014.

7 days ago
Visual Arts

Charles Hanlon to Screen Senior Honors Project Film "Travel Magic"

Kutztown University student Charles Hanlon will screen his hour-long documentary "Travel Magic" on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in room 120 of the Sharadin Arts Building. The screening is free and open to the public.

11 days ago