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Kutztown University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Ashutosh Chandra

Kutztown University enrolls about 8500 students every year from 31 nations. The university is very selective and has an acceptance rate of 74%.

There are more than 100 undergraduate and 42 graduate programs in the field of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Visual and Performance Arts, Business and Education.

To apply for admission, the applicants should keep the following points in mind -

  • The applicant has to declare a major or program of study to apply for admission.
  • An international applicant must submit a course-by-course evaluation by World Education Service (WES).
  • Most graduate programs require GRE or GMAT scores and recommendations.
  • Applicants who apply for courses such as Applied Digital Arts, Art Education, Communication Design, Crafts, or Studio Art major, they must submit a portfolio via SlideRoom.
  • Applicants who apply to the Commercial Music, Music, Music Education, or Music Performance major must schedule an audition.


Application portalwww.applyweb.com
Application fees$35
Acceptance rate74%
Average SAT scoreTotal of 930 with 560 in reading and writing
Average ACT scoreComposition of 17 and English 21
Mode of paymentVisa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake seasonSpring/ Fall
Institutional codeSAT - 2653
ACT - 3703
Work experienceRequired for MBA program
Contact details for International Studentsinternational@kutztown.edu
Financial aid for international studentsAvailable

Kutztown University Admissions Deadlines

The University has a rolling admission process. They keep reviewing the application throughout the year. The best time to apply is between August and December.

Intake seasonsUndergraduateGraduate
FallMay 1August 1
SpringOctober 1December 1

Kutztown University International Admissions

International applicants have to apply on the university website itself.

Academic requirements - Official secondary school transcripts, ACT/SAT scores

English proficiency test score requirements -

TestMinimum Scores
IELTS6.5 overall
Duolibgo English Test52

Visa process for international students -

Applicants will have to apply for an F class student visa from the US embassy in their country. They are required to arrange all the documents and apply for an appointment for a U.S student visa interview through the VFS website.

Kutztown University Undergraduate Admissions

Kutztown University offers more than 50 undergraduate programs in the field of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Visual & Performance Arts, Business, Marketing, Biology, Biochemistry, Art History, and Education. The requirements for all these programs are quite similar. However, there are a few additional requirements for Visual and Performance arts majors.

Academic requirements - Official transcripts, ACT/SAT scores

SAT (ERW)560

Specific program requirements - Submit a portfolio or art test ( only for students applying for Applied Digital Arts, Art Education, Art Education: Alternative Settings, Communication Design, Crafts, and Studio Art)

Schedule an audition ( Only for students applying for Commercial Music, Music, Music Education, and Music Performance)

Kutztown University Postgraduate Admissions

The University has 23 graduate degree programs.

All these graduate programs have different requirements but the general requirements are listed below.

Academic Requirements - Official transcripts of the previous college, GRE/GMAT, Letter of recommendation, Essay

  • Transcripts should be sent from the college only and should be sealed.
  • Test scores should also be sent directly from the testing agency.

Specific requirements for some popular graduate programs are -

CourseApplication PortalApplication FeesApplication deadlinesAcademic requirementsEnglish Proficiency requirements
MBAwww.kutztown.edu$35RollingOverall GPA - 3.2 or above,
3 years of professional experience,
GRE/GMAT scores,
Two LORs,
TOEFL (IBT) - 79
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 6.5
PTE - 53
Duolingo English Test - 52
Computer Sciencewww.kutztown.edu$35RollingGRE,
Three LORs
TOEFL (IBT) - 79
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 6.5
PTE - 53
Duolingo English Test - 52
Public Administrationwww.kutztown.edu$35RollingScores of GRE/ GMAT/ MAT/ LSAT,
Three LORs
TOEFL (IBT) - 79
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 6.5 PTE - 53
Duolingo English Test - 52
MA in Englishwww.kutztown.edu$35RollingGRE,
Statement of purpose,
writing sample,
Three LORs
TOEFL (IBT) - 79
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 6.5
PTE - 53
Duolingo English Test - 52
Music Educationwww.kutztown.edu$35RollingAudition required (International students can send 2 videos of their contrary works),
Professional resume
TOEFL (IBT) - 79
TOEFL (PBT) - 550
IELTS - 6.5
PTE - 53
Duolingo English Test - 52

After applying, the response for the application form will be received with 3 weeks after all the documents are received along with the application form. Though the University provides rolling admission, still applicants should apply as soon as possible before the seats get filled up.

The applicant may check the status of the application online at myku.kutztown.edu using the ID and password received in the application acknowledgment email or by contacting the Office of International Admissions and Services.

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