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Tuition & Fees

$11,244

$17,653

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,023
Declined + 1,695
Total Received 5,718
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Criminal Justice
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School Facts

Kean University, founded in 1855, is a public university. Its 186-acre campus is located in Union, 12 miles from New York City. There are additional locations in Toms River, New Jersey, and abroad in Wenzhou, China.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,359
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)

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Codes

SAT 2517
ACT 2582

Social Networks

Public

11,987

undergraduate students

2,372

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
56%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
53%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
44%
12-17
40%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
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Union, NJ

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Union, NJ

185-acre, suburban campus in Union (population: 54,405), 12 miles from New York City. Major airport serves Newark (eight miles); train serves Newark/New York; bus serves Newark (eight miles). School operates transportation on Union campus. Public transportation serves campus. Additional location in Toms River and abroad in Wenzhou, China.

Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
56%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
53%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
44%
12-17
40%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 31
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,023
Declined + 1,695
Total Received 5,718

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Marsha McCarthy
Acting Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 908 737-7100
F: 908 737-7105
admitme@kean.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,345
Room $9,378
Board $2,822
Additional fees $3,899
Books & supplies $1,384
Total $24,828
Average Financial Aid - $10,300
Total with Avg. Aid $14,528

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,300

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $24,257,306
State $14,487,306
Institutional $1,706,731
Other external $366,985
Total $40,818,328

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $32,650
Institutional $0
Other external $0
Total $32,650

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
field hockey
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, ECAC, New Jersey Athletic Conference, Skyline Conference
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
navy and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Biology
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Communications
Communications Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Educator of Individuals with Disabilities
Elementary Education
Elementary/Middle/Secondary Education
English
English Writing
Exercise Science
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Arts Education
Global Management
Health Information Management
History
Holocaust/Genocide Studies
Industrial Design
Information Technology
Instruction/Curriculum
Interior Design
International Business
Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Technology
Music
Music Education
Music/General Performance
Nursing
Nursing Educational Leadership
Occupational Therapy
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Specialist
Recreation Administration
School Psychology
School/Clinical Psychology
Science/Technology
Science/Technology Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Social Justice
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Language Hearing Science
Speech-Language Pathology
Studio Art
Sustainability Studies
Theatre
Theatre Design/Technology
Theatre Performance
Visual Communications
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Undergraduate

83%

11,987
students

Female
60%
7,192

Male
40%
4,795

Graduate

17%

2,372
students

Female
78%
1,842

Male
22%
530

undergraduateFull-time

77%

9,283
students

Female
60%
5,499

Male
40%
3,784

undergraduatePart-time

23%

2,704
students

Female
63%
1,693

Male
37%
1,011

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 28

Winter: November 18

Spring: December 2

Summer: April 25 and June 6

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Nigeria
South Korea
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Yaruby Petit-Frere
Director of the Center for International Studies
908 737-0350
cis@kean.edu

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