Kutztown University

Kutztown, PA



Quick Facts

Address: 15200 Kutztown Rd., Kutztown, PA 19530

School Type: 4 Year Public University

Student Body: 7,427 Undergraduate Students

On-Campus Housing: Yes

Application Deadline: March 1 (early deadline); April 1 (regular deadline)

✓ Identifies & Tracks Foster Youth
✓ Specific Programming for Foster Youth
✓ Beneficial Programming for Foster Youth
✓ Year-Round Housing Available

Campus Programming

PROFS Program: Providing Resources and Opportunities for Future Standouts

PROFS is a one-of-a-kind support program for students who are current or former members of the foster care system or students who are homeless/unaccompanied youth. The PROFS program helps students transition to college life and encourages students to reach their potential and be a positive example for others who have also gone through the system and/or systemic challenges. PROFS students are required to participate in PROFS-sponsored semester events (on and off campus), monthly family dinners, monthly group meetings, and monthly meetings with the program’s Single Point of Contact.

Benefits of joining PROFS include:

  • Book stipend (if qualified)
  • $500 semesterly stipend
  • Guaranteed year-round housing (free during winter & summer break)
  • Group activities (on & off campus)
  • Mentorship

For more information about the PROFS program, contact PROFS@kutztown.edu or the program’s Single Point of Contact, Nadia Daher, at daher@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4169.

For financial aid assistance, contact Kutztown Financial Aid Office’s Point of Contact, Sarah Bricker, at bricker@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4216.

TRIO Student Support Services

Supports students who are first-generation, low-income, and/or have a disability in meeting their post-secondary goals. Services include:

  • Individualized attention
  • 3 credit success course
  • Academic & personal support
  • Peer mentoring
  • Cultural & social events
  • Learning community

Additional Resources

  • Counseling & Psychological Services
  • LGBTQ+/Women’s Center
  • Health & Wellness Center
  • Career Development Center
  • Disability Services
  • Student Success Center
  • Food Pantry
  • Multicultural Center

Supplemental Information

  • Kutztown University is a part of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).


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