Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,492
3.51% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$20,278
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
6.98%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
83.1%
7,175 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
8,329
88.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
53.1%
1,077 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 (372 degrees awarded), General Psychology (140 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (135 degrees).

In 2017, 1,983 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. 59.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,575 degrees), 11.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (137 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is $7,492, which is $-13,241 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is $7,492, which is $-13,241 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,278.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,492
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was $7,492. The cost of tuition at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is $-13,241 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$20,278
2017 Value
4.61%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,278. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania grew by 4.61%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,098
Room and Board
$1,628
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was of $10,098 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,628. The cost of room and board increased by 5.21% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.91% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.69% with respect to 2016, when 59% 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.
6.98%
2016 Default Rate
190
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was 6.98%, which represents 190 out of the 2721 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania received 7,175 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.43% annual decline. Out of those 7,175 applicants, 5,965 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.1% acceptance rate.

There were 8,329 students enrolled at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2017, and 94% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 26.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
5,965
Accepted Out of 7,175

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was 83.1% (5,965 admissions from 7,175 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 79.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -6.43%, while admissions declined by -2.48%.

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SAT Scores

94%
Submission Percentage
1,516
Scores Submitted

94% of enrolled first-time students at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has a total enrollment of 8,329 students. The full-time enrollment at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 7,346 students and the part-time enrollment is 983. This means that 88.2% 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 76.6% White, 8.64% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Black or African American, 3.29% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, 0.168% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.096% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.7%), followed by White Male (34.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (52.9%), followed by White Male (19.8%) and Black or African American Female (7.85%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,329 students. The full-time enrollment at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 7,346 and the part-time enrollment is 983. This means that 88.2% of students enrolled at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2017 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Kutztown University of Pennsylvania had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,380
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    720
  3. Black or African American
    605

The enrolled student population at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 76.6% White, 8.64% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Black or African American, 3.29% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, 0.168% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.096% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 141 students (1.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 379 more women than men received degrees from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. The majority of degree recipients at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are white (1,575 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (137 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is General Business Administration & Management (372 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (140 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (135 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), Communications (189 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (147 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 (1,925,218 people), Secondary school teachers (312,218 people), Education administrators (278,916 people), Other managers (198,707 people), and Social workers, all other (195,175 people).

The most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Library Science (15 degrees awarded), Communications (189 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (147 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (106 degrees), and Education (334 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Library Science (15 degrees awarded), Communications (189 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (147 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (106 degrees), and Education (334 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 (2,857,898 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (341,151 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (232,294 people), Individual & family services (146,400 people), and Outpatient care centers (125,922 people).

The most specialized majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Library Science (15 degrees awarded), Communications (189 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (147 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (106 degrees), and Education (334 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. 372 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 140 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 135 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was General Business Administration & Management with 372 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 802
  2. 1,181

In 2017, 802 degrees were awarded to men at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, which is 0.679 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,181).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 222 degrees were awarded to men at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.38 times more than the 161 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 161 degrees were awarded to women at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.725 times less than the 222 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 35% 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, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is Female and White (60.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.23% of graduates (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,575 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    137 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is white (1,575 degrees awarded). There were 11.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (137 degrees).

2.12% of degree recipients (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    957 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    618 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is white female (957 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (618 degrees).

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Operations

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $27.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.51M (5.48%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania had a total salary expenditure of $187M. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania employs 136 Associate professors, 114 Assistant professors, and 109 Professors. Most academics at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are Male Associate professors (78), Female Assistant professors(73), and Male Professors (65).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania are: Business and Financial Operations, with 155 employees, Service, with 114 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 110 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.6M
2017 Endowment
14.4%
growth from 2016

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $27.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania grew 14.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.55M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.2M - Federal
  2. $9.41M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania received $1.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.41M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$69.1M
2017 Salaries
4.41%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania paid a median of $69.1M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($187M) and a 4.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.35% decline from 2015 and a 1.96% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.3M
Instructional Salaries
387
Number of Employees

In 2017, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania paid a total of $32.3M to 387 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
136 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
155 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania were Associate professor with 136 employees; Assistant professor with 114 employees; and Assistant professor with 109 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania were Business and Financial Operations with 155 employees; Service with 114 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 110 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was Male Associate professor with 78 employees, Female Assistant professor with 73 employees, and Male Professor with 65 employees.

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