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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
38%
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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes yes

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

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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 transferred

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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