Kean University

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School Overview

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



Contact: Valerie Winslow

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1000 Morris Avenue, PO Box 411

Union, NJ 07083-0411

(908) 737-5326

www.kean.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 11,240

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,469

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,907

Graduate enrollment: 2,963

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

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

Education

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

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy and religion B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B

Psychology

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.

Kean University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(908) 737-5326
Website:www.kean.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:apply.kean.edu
Address:1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:14,070
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:12,786 (91% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,870
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,637
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:83%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,965

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Kean University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Kean University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services52
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education691
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs144
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1231
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Social Sciences32
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total250332

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Kean University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Kean University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,870
Out-of-state$18,637
Books and supplies$1,384

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,472
Out-of-state$21,147

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,23583%
Grant or scholarship aid88559%$7,965
Student loan aid98666%$10,508

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,92950%$6,846
Federal student loans7,30762%$7,155

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Kean University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Kean University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,3543,4304,924
Percent admitted100%76%80%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%19%18%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Kean University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment14,070
Undergraduate enrollment11,812
Graduate enrollment2,258

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Kean University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (Nathan Weiss Graduate College)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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