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. 

Visual Arts

Kutztown University Art Students to Return to Prestigious Craft Show

The Kutztown University Visual Arts Program (KUVA) has been invited to participate in the 39th annual Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) Craft Show, held Nov. 12 - 15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Kutztown is one of only four colleges in the country and the only public school invited to pa...

23 days ago
Women's Soccer

Brooke May Named PSAC Women's Soccer Co-Athlete of the Week

Brooke May Named PSAC Women's Soccer Co-Athlete of the Week

about 1 month ago
Kutztown University Marching Unit

Kutztown University Marching Unit Selected for Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Kutztown University Marching Unit (KUMU) has been selected as one of 17 bands to appear in the 2015 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. With 150 members, KUMU is one of two bands from Pennsylvania and the only collegiate band in the parade. Now i...

2 months ago
Field Hockey

Denlinger Named PSAC Field Hockey Player of the Week

Senior goalkeeper Kayla Denlinger, Manheim, Pa., of the Kutztown University field hockey team was named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Field Hockey Athlete of the Week by the league office on Monday afternoon.

2 months ago
Honors List

Sociology Students Attend Prestigious Honors Program

Kutztown University students Jessica Morrow and Liza Parker, on behalf of the university's Sociology department, were selected to attend this year's annual American Sociological Association Honors Program.

2 months ago