Skip to Content


Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA
  • Public
    4 year
  • 9,135
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:20
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 8%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $12K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, a comprehensive public university, offers 45 majors and more than 30 minors. The university is conveniently located halfway between Allentown and Reading, Pennsylvania. Approximately 10,000 students are enrolled with almost half living on campus. Housing is available for transfer students. 81% of students receive financial aid. Kutztown University is a member of the NCAA Division II and offers close to 200 organizations for social, academic, honors and recreational activities.
Over 56,500 courses transfer into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
beautiful stained glass dome ceiling
modern building with glass dome and brick exterior
classic architecture with columns and steps
group sitting outdoors near a water cascade
indoor sports facility with red flooring
brick building with clock tower and flying bird


Founded 1866
Total Faculty 425
Full-Time Undergraduate 8,641
Part-Time Undergraduate 494
Application Acceptance Rate 68%
Transfer Students 752
Programs 216 Programs
Courses 3,044 Courses
Transfer Agreements 255 incoming Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 56,898 incoming Equivalencies
8,385 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $8,596
Out-of-State Tuition $18,422
Books and Supplies $1,476
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 73%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $6,675
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 50%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $5,296
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    KU (code 003322) must be listed on the completed FAFSA. In addition, any future loan disbursements at prior schools must be canceled and the PA State grant needs to be released to KU.

Information for Transfer In Students

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Spring November 1
Fall June 1

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    Students must have a cumulative (from all schools attended) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.00 (some majors have higher or additional requirements). See the KU transfer website for transfer admissions criteria of our higher-requirement majors,
  • Official Transcripts:
    An official transcript is required from each institution attended even if you don't wish to have the credit considered for transfer. Transcripts must be sent from the Registrar's Office at your previous institution to KU Office of Admissions.
  • SAT Scores:
    If you satisfactorily completed a minimum of 12 college-level credits at an institution of higher learning, neither SAT nor ACT scores are required.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Recommendations are not required.
  • Essay:
    Essays are not required.
  • Application Fee:
  • Interview:
    Interviews are not required.
  • Associates Degree Required:
    Associates Degrees are not required to transfer to KU.
  • Other Requirements:
    Submit either an official copy of the high school transcript (showing graduation date) or a copy of your official GED transcript. Transcripts must be sent from the high school or Department of Education directly to KU Office of Admissions.
  • Request More Information:
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    In most circumstances a minimum grade of "C-" is required for transfer consideration. Students with an Academic Passport may be able to transfer courses with grades of "D." See the FAQ section of for additional details.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    Students with a minimum of 12 college-level credits will be evaluated based on their cumulative GPA from college coursework. Developmental or remedial courses do not count toward the 12 credits. KU does not have a maximum transfer credit limit.
  • Transfer Policy Document:
  • Appeals Process Document:

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

P.O. Box 730
Kutztown, PA 19530
United States
Main Phone:
Find us on:


Transfer Admission Contact:
Transfer Coordinator, Admissions Office
Transfer Services Contact:
Lori Lentz
Assistant Registrar Graduate and Transfer Studies, Registrars Office
International Admissions Contact:
Lacey Wismer
Assistant Director of Admissions, International Admissions
Athletic Director Contact:
Michelle Gober
Interum Director of Athletics
Veterans Services Contact:
Tania Brown
Director, Veterans and Transfer Services, Office of Veterans Services
Housing and Dining:
Amanda Fretz
Director, Housing and Dining, Housing and Dining
Financial Aid:
Bernard McCree
Director of Financial Aid, Financial Aid
Last updated on 8/11/2022 by AcademyOne.