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Kutztown, PA 19530


Undergraduate: 6,697
Graduate: 978
Total Headcount: 7,675

Kutztown University Students Win Business Plan Competition at State System Startup Challenge

Kutztown University students Shantal Ewell and Kevin Smyth won the $10,000 first place prize in the annual State System Startup Challenge, sponsored by Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Ewell, an MBA student, and Smyth, a Master's in Student Affairs student, created a business plan for the Schedula Degree Planner, an online platform that would redefine the way college students and advisors interact.​​​​​​​


 Points of Pride

Caelan Brooks was presented as the 2021 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence. Brooks marks the second-straight award winner for Kutztown University and its Department of Physics.

The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center engages the university community and the public with seasonal cultural programming, historic buildings and exhibitions, a world-class research library collection, as well as conferences, online-educational resources, lectures, and classes in Pennsylvania Dutch language.​

KU’s Rock Ensemble I has won awards from DownBeat Magazine for four-straight years.​

The College of Business celebrates continued excellence with renewed accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). It is the first five-year renewal for the College since securing its initial accreditation in 2015.​

The Social Media Analytics Strategic Hub is a new cutting-edge, dynamic space for KU’s new social media theory and strategy major. It is an active learning space that incorporates innovative software and unique hardware, and can be used for multiple academic disciplines.​

 Notable Alumni

​Andre Reed ’05 - Pro Football Hall of Famer who helped the Buffalo Bills to four Super Bowls

​Ryan Vogelsong ’98 - Major League Baseball All-Star and World Series winning pitcher for the San Francisco Giants

​Guido Pichini ’74 - Five-time Chair of the State System Board of Governors from 2011-16; President and CEO of Security Guards, Inc

​Arenda Wright-Allen ’82 - United States federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

​Jennifer Groover ’95 - Serial entrepreneur (Empowered, Butler Bag, Leader Girlz & more), multi-network biz/lifestyle contributor, author, speaker, and designer

 University Rankings

Best Regional University
U.S. News & World Report

Best in the Northeast
Princeton Review

Best Online Graduate Education Programs
U.S. News and World Report

Top Graphic Design Programs in PA
Animation Career Review