86%

Acceptance Rate

$7,510

Avg.Financial Aid

002622

FAFSA Code

About Kean University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

14,056

Website

www.kean.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Kean University was established in 1855 and is one of the largest university in New Jersey. It is a public university and was granted the status in 1997. The school produces more teachers than any other university in the state.

The university aims at the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all its members - students, faculty, and professional staff. It prepares students to think critically, creatively, and logically in order to adapt to the changing societal, academic, professional, and corporate climate and to serve as active and contributing members of a global community.

The university has a total population of 14,056 students which includes 10,161 full-time students and 3,909 part-time students. The student to faculty ratio of the institute is 17:1 with a graduation rate of 50%.

Kean University, which is located in Union, NJ is a public university. The university covers an area of 5 acres. It was in 1855 when the Kean University was founded. The motto of the Kean University is Semper Discens and its official colors are navy and white. The total enrolment stands at 16,633 students at Kean University. Around 12,120 and 2,189 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 1,432 faculty. Interestingly, Kean University has an ethnically diverse student population. At KU around 31% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 30% are white, and 20% are Black or African American. And, at the university, around 76% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Richie Sambora (Record producer, Guitarist), Junot Díaz (Editor, Professor), Nellie Pou (Politician), and Nicholas Scutari (Politician) in its 165 years of existence. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At KU, 194 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), ACS American Chemical Society, and AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association). US$16 million is the total value of endowment of the Kean University.

Location & Contact

Address

1000 Morris Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9087375326
Fax: 9087374636
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Kean University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

86%

SAT Range

890 - 1080

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Kean University has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $75. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 920-1100 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Kean University, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083. To gather more information, they can call them at (908) 737-5326.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,067

Average Annual Cost

$9,740

Books And Supplies

$1,384

Other Fees

$2,608

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,470

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,273

Total One Year Cost

$30,475

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to KU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $33,000. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

46%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$154

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

447 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

200 Graduates

Biology, General

163 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

156 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

151 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

130 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

121 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

114 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

109 Graduates

Sociology

89 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

89 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

86 Graduates

Marketing

86 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

85 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

76 Graduates

History

72 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

46 Graduates

Public Administration

46 Graduates

Mathematics

42 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

37 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

33 Graduates

Political Science and Government

24 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

23 Graduates

International Business

22 Graduates

Science Technologies/Technicians, O...

22 Graduates

Economics

21 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

20 Graduates

Psychology, Other

19 Graduates

Chemistry

18 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

17 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

16 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

13 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

9 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

8 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

4 Graduates

Graphic Communications

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

11,824

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

44%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

32% White

8% Unknown

21% Black

30% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

97%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$76,062 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$11,086/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,384/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,384/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cougars

School Colors

navy and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

New Jersey Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

222

Total Female Athletes

136

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Lacrosse

Soccer

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,802 per year. Kean University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at KU costs around $3,384 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$46,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,750

$31,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$184 - 324

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

72%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,510

Students Receiving Federal Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,960

Students Receiving State Aid

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,290

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,124

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,246

$30K - $48K

$8,951

$48K - $75K

$4,356

$75K - $110K

$756

> $110K

$385

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,250

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at KU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,004, whereas the financial aid is $2,359. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,242, while the institutional aid is $2,359. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Kean University add up to $19,250 per year.

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