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...

2 months 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.

2 months ago
Graduation

Kutztown University Announces Degrees

Kutztown University has conferred degrees on nearly 1,400 students during the winter, spring and summer terms. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year, once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the...

about 1 month ago
Dean's List

Kutztown University Announces Spring 2015 Dean's List

More than 1,700 students have been named to the Spring 2015 Dean's List at Kutztown University. To be eligible for Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60.

about 1 month 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...

3 months ago