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 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...

11 days 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.

12 days 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.

18 days ago

Williams Named PSAC East Offensive Player of the Week

Junior wideout Kellen Williams (Chambersburg, Pa./Chambersburg) hauled in 10 catches for a career-high 219 receiving yards in the Kutztown University football team's come-from-behind, 34-33 victory at Indiana University (PA) on Saturday, earning him this week's Pennsylvania State Athletic Confere...

18 days ago
Field Hockey

Behm Named PSAC Field Hockey Player of the Week

Senior Anna Behm of the Kutztown University field hockey team led the Golden Bears to a 2-0 record last week after recording hat-tricks in each game, earning her this season's first Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Field Hockey Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office.

18 days ago