Kean University

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Kean University, locally referred to as Kean, is a four-year research university located in Hillside and Union, New Jersey. The university offers educational programs that focus on the liberal arts, the sciences and several professional disciplines. It is dedicated to the intellectual and cultural growth of its students and is well known for its humanities, social sciences and renown education programs. In fact, Kean University is responsible for graduating more teachers each year than any other university in New Jersey. Kean also offers a superb physical therapy program that is offered via a partnership with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

General Information

Admission Office

1000 Morris Avenue

PO Box 411

Union, NJ 07083-0411

(908) 737-7100

Fax: (908) 737-7105

[email protected]

Contact: Valerie Winslow

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1000 Morris Avenue, PO Box 411

Union, NJ 07083-0411

(908) 737-5326

Total undergrads: 11,240

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,469

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,907

Graduate enrollment: 2,963


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 78%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Industrial Design B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Communications Technologies

Printing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Elementary Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B
Speech Teacher Education B
Speech, language & hearing science B

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Medical Records Administration B
Nursing Science B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy and religion B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B


Psychology – General B
Psychology rehabilitation B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Science Technologies

Science and technology B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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