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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Kutztown University of Pennsylvania ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was awarded 41 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is education.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Kutztown University is ranked #729 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Kutztown University held the #807 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Kutztown University also holds the #65 spot on the Best Colleges in Pennsylvania ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Kutztown University?

Acceptance Rate

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an acceptance rate of 83%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 94% of students accepted to Kutztown University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 580. Math scores were between 480 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania  ( 490 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania  ( 480 to 560 )
Kutztown University received ACT scores from 16% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania  ( 18 to 24 )

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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 88%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  88 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Kutztown University this rate is 35%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  35 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Kutztown University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,489 undergraduates at Kutztown University with 7,053 being full-time and 436 being part-time.

Kutztown University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Kutztown University is 68.75 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  68.75 out of 100
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How Much Does Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Cost?

The overall average net price of Kutztown University is $22,282. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Kutztown University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,820 $18,555 $21,391 $25,000 $25,975

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Kutztown University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Kutztown University, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $7,532 a year. That adds up to $30,128 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kutztown University is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Kutztown University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Kutztown University make around $41,600 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania make the most money.

Location of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a public institution located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Kutztown is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Location of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Contact details for Kutztown University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530-0730
Phone: 610-683-4000

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 43 majors graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Of these students, 1,651 received undergraduate degrees and 270 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 361 $39,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 126 $32,900
Communication & Media Studies 121 NA
General Psychology 112 $27,000
Criminal Justice & Corrections 104 $31,000
Design & Applied Arts 78 $37,400
Social Work 75 $29,600
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 73 $30,500
Computer Information Systems 71 $51,600
Special Education 67 $38,300

Learn more about the majors offered at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Kutztown University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,580 students took at least one online class at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. This is an increase from the 1,508 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,580 287
2016-2017 1,508 204
2015-2016 1,334 193
2014-2015 1,176 129
2013-2014 927 86

Learn more about online learning at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

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