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. 

Athletics

Kutztown University Women's Rugby to Return to Collegiate Rugby Championships

The Kutztown University women's sevens rugby team is set to return to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at PPL Park, Philadelphia, May 29-31. This will be the third straight appearance for the Golden Bears in the tournament. On Friday, May 29, the women will face the University of...

about 18 hours ago
Athletics

Kutztown Men's Rugby Returning to Collegiate Rugby Championships

The Kutztown University men's sevens rugby team will look to avenge their 2014 final round loss when they return to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at PPL Park, Philadelphia, May 30-31. This will be the third straight appearance for the Golden Bears in the tournament.

about 18 hours ago
Honor Society

Kutztown University Inducts 15 into Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society

Kutztown University inducted 15 into the Alpha Epsilon chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society. Alpha Kappa Delta is a non-secret, democratic, international society of scholars dedicated to the ideal of Athropon Katamannthanein Diakonesin or "to investigate hum...

17 days ago
Honor Society

Kutztown University Announces Phi Alpha Honor Society Inductees

Kutztown University has inducted 45 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 soc...

17 days ago
Honor Society

Kutztown University Inducts 14 into Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society

The Kutztown University Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society has inducted 14 new members. Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students.

18 days ago