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Kutztown University


General Information Comprising four colleges – Business, Education, Liberal Arts, and Sciences and Visual and Performing Arts – Kutztown University of Pennsylvania offers a wide range of outstanding academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers. Located on 289 acres, the campus is adjacent to the Borough of Kutztown in Berks County, Pennsylvania. As of Fall 2022, enrollment at the university includes approximately 7,675 students. A well-rounded program of athletic, cultural, and social events and activities satisfies nearly every taste.

Rugby Information

The indoor training facilities overall the university has a friendly and open atmosphere. The men's program was founded in 1984 and has had 32 Years of a Winning Record under Coach Doc Jones (1986-Present). Recently, the men's program outlasted Dartmouth College to win the CRC's National Championship!

The program has produced 36 USA Collegiate All-Americans, 3 USA Junior Eagle U-20 World Cup Team Members, 1 USA Eagle 15s Team Member, Member of the 2015 Rugby World Cup squad – Niku Kruger ’15, 2 Professional Team Members, USA Eagle 7s Team Member – Marco Barnard and 1 Professional Team Member for the Counties Manukau Steelers in New Zealand – Mike Lawrenson ’14 (now Head Coach for Palmer College Men’s Rugby).

**There is a wonderful opportunity for non-resident students to receive a generous discount on tuition which makes it much more affordable for non-resident student-athletes to attend KU. Great college program to check out!

Below are some quick facts about Kutztown University (and p.s. the “Kutz” is pronounced like “foot”)

Website: Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,675 Average Class Size: 24 Average GPA: 3.2 SAT/ACT: Optional Application Deadline:  Rolling

Men’s Rugby Team Website: Men’s Head Coach: Dr. Gregg Jones

Women’s Rugby Team Website: Women’s Head Coach:  Alex Artus



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