Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,716
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,673
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.33%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
93.2%
6,830 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
7,890
83.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52.1%
927 Graduates

About

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in Berks County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania were General Business Administration & Management (266 degrees awarded), General Special Education & Teaching (111 degrees), and General Psychology (109 degrees).

In 2020, 1,817 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,429 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (139 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is $7,716, which is $−14,814 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is $7,716, which is $−14,814 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,673.

In 2020, 80% of undergraduate students attending Kutztown University of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,716
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was $7,716. The cost of tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is $−14,814 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$21,673
2020 Value
3.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,673. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania grew by 3.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,626
Room and Board
$1,440
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was of $11,626 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,440. The cost of room and board increased by 1.29% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 25% with respect to 2019, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.33%
2018 Default Rate
158
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was 6.33%, which represents 158 out of the 2497 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania received 6,830 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.35% annual decline. Out of those 6,830 applicants, 6,365 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.2% acceptance rate.

There were 7,890 students enrolled at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2020, and 93% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 24.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
6,365
Accepted Out of 6,830

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was 93.2% (6,365 admissions from 6,830 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 89.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.35%, while admissions grew by 3.28%.

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SAT Scores

93%
Submission Percentage
1,423
Scores Submitted

93% of enrolled first-time students at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has a total enrollment of 7,890 students. The full-time enrollment at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 6,610 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,280. This means that 83.8% of students enrolled at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.8% White, 9.21% Hispanic or Latino, 7.44% Black or African American, 3.11% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.127% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0634% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.8%), followed by White Male (31.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (50.9%), followed by White Male (21.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.02%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,890 students. The full-time enrollment at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 6,610 and the part-time enrollment is 1,280. This means that 83.8% of students enrolled at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Kutztown University of Pennsylvania had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,821
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    727
  3. Black or African American
    587

The enrolled student population at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 73.8% White, 9.21% Hispanic or Latino, 7.44% Black or African American, 3.11% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.127% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0634% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 279 students (3.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 453 more women than men received degrees from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is white (1,429 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (139 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is General Business Administration & Management (266 degrees awarded), followed by General Special Education & Teaching (111 degrees) and General Psychology (109 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (15 degrees awarded), Education (431 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,801,313 people), Secondary school teachers (410,507 people), Education administrators (291,720 people), Other managers (251,900 people), and Social workers, all other (174,652 people).

The most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Library Science (15 degrees awarded), Education (431 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees), Communications (147 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Library Science (15 degrees awarded), Education (431 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees), Communications (147 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & secondary schools (2,951,629 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (422,165 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (228,489 people), Computer Systems Design (171,215 people), and Individual & family services (166,808 people).

The most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Library Science (15 degrees awarded), Education (431 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees), Communications (147 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
Most Common
  1. 266 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 111 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 109 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was General Business Administration & Management with 266 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

682
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,135
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 682 degrees were awarded to men at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, which is 0.601 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,135).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 166 degrees were awarded to men at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.47 times more than the 113 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 113 degrees were awarded to women at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.681 times less than the 166 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 39% of students graduating from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (59%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is Female and White (59% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.863% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,429 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    139 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    106 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is white (1,429 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (139 degrees).

2.81% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    909 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    520 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is white female (909 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (520 degrees).

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Operations

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $36.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.65M (4.53%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania had a total salary expenditure of $179M. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania employs 119 Professors, 113 Associate professors, and 92 Assistant professors. Most academics at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Male Associate professors (67), Male Professors(66), and Female Assistant professors (61).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are: Business and Financial Operations, with 139 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 94 employees, and Service with 91 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$36.3M
2020 Endowment
13.9%
growth from 2019

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $36.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.32M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.18M - Federal
  2. $10.7M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania received $6.18M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.7M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$70.4M
2020 Salaries
1.49%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania paid a median of $70.4M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($179M) and a 1.49% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.64% growth from 2018 and a 0.199% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$30.4M
Instructional Salaries
346
Number of Employees

In 2020, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania paid a total of $30.4M to 346 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
119 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
139 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania were Professor with 119 employees; Associate professor with 113 employees; and Associate professor with 92 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania were Business and Financial Operations with 139 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees; and Service with 91 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was Male Associate professor with 67 employees, Male Professor with 66 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 61 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

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