Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (KU)

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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania can be found in Kutztown, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over eleven thousand students are enrolled at KU.

Most of the students getting into KU earned an SAT score between 1290 - 1560, or got accepted with an ACT score between 18 - 22. We were able to estimate the KU average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 82% of all those who apply are admitted to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, from which 29 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at www2.kutztown.edu.

Overall KU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was reported as 81.8% in Fall 2013 with over 7,790 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • KU SAT Scores: 1290 - 1560
  • KU ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • KU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 66.0%
  • 2010-2011: 65.2%
  • 2011-2012: 67.7%
  • 2012-2013: 67.6%
  • 2013-2014: 81.8%
  • Projected KU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 72.5%

How Does KU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is forty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Albright College62.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks83.1%
Cedar Crest College58.8%
Muhlenberg College46.2%
Alvernia University77.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to KU (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 520
Math440 - 530
Writing420 - 510
Total Score1290 - 1560
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 17
Math21 - 23
Composite Score18 - 22
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