Kean University Overview

Student population

Address1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ
School Websitewww.kean.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Kean University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Union, New Jersey that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 9,082 students applied to Kean University. Of those students, 7,809 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Kean University was $9,740, in addition to fees of $2,608. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Kean University.

Kean University has a 49% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Kean University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Kean University acceptance rate is 86%. To put this into perspective, 7,809 of the 9,082 students who applied to Kean University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Kean University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Kean University had an SAT score between the range of 890 and 1,080. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Kean University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Kean University as part of their application.

Kean University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Kean University, the tuition for in-state residents is $9,740. Combined with fees of $2,608, room and board costs of $14,470, other expenses of $2,273 and the $1,384 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,383 in tuition.

Students at Kean University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Kean University was $4,960 last year, with 55% of students being awarded federal aid.

Kean University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Kean University.

Kean University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New Jersey residents; in fact, 96% of all students reside in New Jersey. However, 2% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Kean University is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Kean University Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
PSYCHOLOGY
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS

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