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Kutztown University

Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States
Aim higher. Surpass expectations. Kutztown University is the place where passion is ignited, skills are refined and the impossible is made possible. And it's all waiting for you.

About

History

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, a member of the State System of Higher Education, was founded in 1866 as Keystone State Normal School, became Kutztown State Teachers College in 1928, Kutztown State College in 1960, and achieved university status in 1983. Today, Kutztown University is a modern, comprehensive institution.

Education

Find the right major, minor, program for you. At Kutztown University, we offer more than 125 majors, minors and concentrations for undergraduates seeking bachelors degrees, graduates seeking master's degrees or doctoral degrees.

Research

Kutztown University faculty and students from all disciplines are conducting research, scholarship, and creative inquiries. They participate in activities that lead to technological advancements, historical and cultural revelations, economic development, and better information and decision-making.

In addition to creating and disseminating knowledge, faculty who are active in their disciplines share current knowledge with their students, often utilizing examples from their own work to aid in the understanding of concepts and the relevance of those concepts in today's world.

Career

Career development is a journey and the Career Development Center is here to help you define your career goals (destination) and take the steps necessary to achieve those goals (route).

We can help you:
  • Decide/confirm your choice of major/minor
  • Explore and research career options
  • Gain experience through externships (job shadowing), volunteer work and internships
  • Develop workplace etiquette and a personal brand
  • Conduct a job search including resume and cover letter writing and interview preparation
  • Prepare for graduate school

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

Kutztown University encourages development and student success by creating a supportive environment as you work toward your degree. The university offers a variety of student support services which will help students make the most of their time at KU. Whether you need help with a paper, resume, or maybe you need a tutor for a certain class, KU has all the services you need.

Housing services

Our top-notch residence halls include Wifi and streaming cable access, along with plenty of space to call your home away from home. At KU, you can even customize your own housing experience based on individual interests to ensure you get the most out of your college experience.

Library services

Fast facts about Rohrbach Library:

  • WiFi access throughout the facility
  • 400,000 books and bound periodicals
  • Access to more than 100 databases
  • Computer Labs
  • Coffee Shop
  • STEAMworks: open-access makerspace
  • A comprehensive website for 24/7 research and information

Medical services

Kutztown University's Health and Wellness Center provides quality health care, health education and promotion, and counseling and preventative services to the campus community in a caring, cost-effective and convenient setting.

Student Life

Campus life

Kutztown University sits on 289 acres and is a clean, green landscape strewn with the contrasting beauty of both vibrant blossoming nature and impressive bold architecture and facilities.

Our campus has received the GreenStar award for being one of the most beautifully-maintained college campuses in the nation. KU's Arboretum is a collection of various trees and shrubs planted across campus for the campus community and surrounding communities to enjoy.

Sports facilities

Kutztown University Recreational Services offers high-quality facilities and programs designed to promote and enhance a lifestyle of wellness throughout the Kutztown University community.

Recreational Services is comprised of four main component areas:

  • Open Recreation - Student Recreation Center & Keystone Hall Pool
  • Fitness Programs - Group Exercise & Personal Training
  • Intramurals & Special Events
  • Recreation and Sport Clubs

Student clubs

Greek, Academic, Religious, Cultural, Social, Athletics, Performing. There are more than 200 organizations on campus, spanning the spectrum of interests.

Accreditation

KU is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Student Reviews

putting the U in KU.
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Get your degree, and have fun at the same time.

My school review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

They don't have many international students

Forging My Future at Kutztown University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic science facilities with dedicated and supportive staff. The class sizes were perfect and allowed for you to develop strong relationships with colleagues and professors. The opportunities to advance through independent research were particularly useful. Most professors were willing to give you practical experiences by assisting them with research or recommending...

Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States

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