Kean University

Union, NJ

Kean University

Union, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$12,445

$19,621

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,913
Declined 2,225
Total Received 10,138
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Public

14,180

undergraduate students

2,811

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Kean University, founded in 1855, is a public university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Union, 12 miles from New York City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 16,991
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational

240 -acre, urban campus in Union (population: 56,642), 12 miles from New York City. Major airport and bus serves Newark (eight miles); train serves Newark/New York. School operates transportation on Union campus. Public transportation serves campus. Additional locations in Jefferson Township (Kean Skylands) and Toms River (Kean Ocean), NJ and abroad in Wenzhou, China (Wenzhou-Kean University).

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ
07083

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
38%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
460
75th
550
25th
460
75th
22
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 30
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,913
Declined 2,225
Total Received 10,138

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • 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

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

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Financial Aid

66%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,973

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,445
Room $11,004
Board $3,468
Additional fees $2,000
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $27,917
Average Financial Aid - $6,973
Total with Avg. Aid $20,944

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 908 737-3190
F: 908 737-3200
finaid@kean.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, fitness classes, kickboxing, non-tackle football, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting, Wiffle ball, yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, ECAC, New Jersey Athletic Conference, Continental Volleyball Conference, Colonial States Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Forensic Psychology.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
History, General.
Holocaust and Related Studies.
Industrial and Product Design.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Administration.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
School Psychology.
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sustainability Studies.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

16,991

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

14,180
students

Female
60%
8,565

Male
40%
5,615

17%

2,811
students

Female
78%
2,183

Male
22%
628

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

10,511
students

Female
59%
6,253

Male
41%
4,258

26%

3,669
students

Female
63%
2,312

Male
37%
1,357

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Winter: December 1

Spring: January 1

Summer: May 15 and June 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented China
Columbia
Ecuador
Egypt
India
Mexico
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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