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 eight thousand students are enrolled at KU.

Most of the students getting into KU earned an SAT score between 970 - 1140, or got accepted with an ACT score between 18 - 24. We were able to estimate the KU average GPA (2.89 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 90% of all those who apply are admitted to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, from which 23 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .kutztown.edu.

Overall KU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was reported as 89.9% in Fall 2020 with over 6,850 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 ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • KU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 79.8%
  • 2017-2018: 83.1%
  • 2018-2019: 83.1%
  • 2019-2020: 89.9%
  • Projected KU Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 79.4%

How Does KU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Albright College85.2%
Cedar Crest College60.9%
Muhlenberg College66.2%
Alvernia University64.2%
DeSales University78.8%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to KU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 580
Math480 - 560
Total Score970 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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