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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
93%
Admission Difficulty for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is 93%.  It ranks #99 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 6,365 out of 6,830 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent (SAT 950/1120 ACT 17/24). Kutztown University of Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.26. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Kutztown University of Pennsylvania application fee is $35 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
950-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT 
95%
SAT Scores for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1040

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania typically prefers applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania ranks #53 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1120 and Above Good >96%
1035 to 1120 Avg + 93%-96%
950 to 1035 Avg - 87%-93%
865 to 950 Reach 79%-87%
Less than 865 Low <79%
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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
12%
ACT Scores for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?

Admission data indicates that Kutztown University of Pennsylvania regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #53 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >97%
20 to 24 Avg + 93%-97%
17 to 20 Avg - 88%-93%
14 to 17 Reach 82%-88%
Less than 14 Low <82%
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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.26
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #78 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.26 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Kutztown University of Pennsylvania accepts 93% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Kutztown University of Pennsylvania students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 6.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 14.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 20.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 15.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 14.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 21.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 9.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

61% of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Kutztown University of Pennsylvania students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 61%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,909 2,921 6,830
Accepted 3,681 2,684 6,365
Acceptance Rate 94% 92% 93%
Enrolled 886 646 1,532
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 24% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
117

Applicants have 117 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213349 IPEDS survey data for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

FAQs

Does Kutztown University of Pennsylvania prefer SAT or ACT?

95% of students submit their SAT scores to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?

93% of those who apply are granted admission to Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1120. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 24. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.