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. 

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Kutztown University Students Present at National Physics Teachers Conference

Secondary Education Physics majors Andrew Marth and Robert Adams presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) National Winter Meeting in Orlando,Fla., Jan. 4-7. They presented reading and writing strategies that can be used to meet common core standards in an inquiry based phy...

7 months ago

Kutztown University Cheerleading Ranked in Nation's Top Ten

Kutztown University Cheerleading was once again named one of the top ten programs in the nation after their performance at the Universal Cheerleading Association College National Championships on January 18, 2014.

7 months ago

Ziad Haddad Named PSAC Wrestler of the Week

Redshirt junior Ziad Haddad has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Wrestler of the Week. Haddad, the top-ranked heavyweight in Division II, went 4-0 and helped Kutztown to a sixth place finish at the NWCA National Duals.

8 months ago

Kutztown University Cheerleading Heads to National Championship

Kutztown University Cheerleading will compete for the Universal Cheerleading Association College National Championship Jan. 17-19 at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.

8 months ago

Connections Orientation Staff Give New Kutztown University Students a Solid Start

Thirty-two Kutztown University upperclassmen are spending their summer making sure incoming freshman get a solid start to their education. Connections, the freshman orientation program at KU, is in full swing for the month of June.

2 months ago