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 Announces Phi Alpha Honor Society Inductees

Kutztown University has inducted 41 graduate and undergraduate students in to the Phi Alpha National Honor Society for Social Work. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in so...

about 7 hours ago

Kutztown University Student Coauthors Book with Professor

Kutztown University associate professor of psychology Avidan Milevsky and senior psychology major Kristie Thudium have coauthored the upcoming book, "The Transitory Nature of Parent, Sibling and Romantic Partner Relationships in Emerging Adulthood." The book, which focuses on how sibling, parent ...

2 days ago
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Kutztown University Inducts Newest Members of Psi Chi Honor Society

Kutztown University inducted 21 new members in to the Psi Chi Honor Society during the 2013-2014 school year. Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929. Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in psychology, and who meet the min...

2 days ago

Shaniqua Wells Awarded Scholarship

Kutztown University student Shaniqua Wells has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Air Products to fund her internship at Friend, Inc. Community Services in Kutztown.

2 days ago
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Kutztown University Inducts 12 into Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society

The Kutztown University Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society has inducted twelve new members. Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students.

3 days ago