$9,740

Tuition

$30,475

Cost of Attendance

$17,067

Net Price

Kean University Tuition and Fees

Kean University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across different fields, providing quality education to students. The expense of education here is very moderate, compared to the tuition fees charged by different colleges. As per the 2020 - 2021 official information, the average cost for the undergraduate courses offered at the university adds up to about $16,183, which includes the total tuition fees and other expenses. The housing costs $14,802, books and supplies cost $1,000, while the other expenses add up to $2,930.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$12,348$19,383
Book & Supplies$1,384$1,384
Room & Board cost$14,470$14,470
Other Expenses$2,273$2,273
Total Cost of Attendance$30,475$37,510

Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. They will be required to plan for various other expenses associated with the cost of attendance, including lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among other things. The total tuition and fees for students attending Kean University come out to be around $16,183 per year. Apart from that, they should also pay an average amount of $1,000 toward books and supplies, $12,886 for room and boarding charges, and $2,930 toward other expenses in a year. So, the overall cost of attending KU comes out to be about $33,000 per year, according to the most recent information available. Moreover, the tuition fees that the candidates have to pay stand at $12,595 and $19,771 for in-state and out-state students, respectively.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$17,067

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$14,720

$30,001 to $48,000

$16,015

$48,001 to $75,000

$20,610

$75,001 to $110,000

$24,210

$110,000+

$24,581

The net cost of attending Kean University – the actual amount that students and their families are required to pay in a given year – varies depending on the candidate's annual family income. Generally, the higher the family income of the candidate, the higher is the net amount to be paid. Simply put, the family income of the candidate is a key factor in determining the net amount. At KU, the average net price is estimated to be $17,490. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $14,844. For the individuals whose income is somewhere between $30,001 and $48,000, the amount comes to $15,827. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $20,581 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $24,189 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $25,083 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$12,348$19,383
Room & Board Cost$14,470$14,470
Total Tuition & Fees$26,818$33,853

At Kean University, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $16,183 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $12,886 for their room and boarding expenses. Accordingly, the overall cost for undergraduate students at the university totals about $33,000 per year, based on the available data.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$15,025$19,890
Fees$2,108$2,108

Kean University in-state tuition and out-of-state tuition expenses are $15,025 and $19,890 for the graduate year 2018-2019.

The graduate cost per credit is $734 and the undergraduate cost per credit is $382.

It should be noted that not all schools permit single class enlistment. These costs ought to be utilized for correlation purposes with regards to the amount it might cost to take a class at Kean University versus different schools.

Mandatory fees:

  • Athletic and Recreation Fee:129.00

  • Capital Improvement Fee:801.75

  • Student Government Fee:60.00

  • University Center Fee:84.00

General fees:

  • Application Fee: 75.00

  • Graduation Fee: 100:00

  • Housing Application Fee:125.00

  • Late Payment fee:50.00 per month

  • Late Registration Fee:105.00

  • Never Attended Fee:250

  • New Student Orientation Fee (new and transfer students):75.00

  • Re-Registration Fee:100.00

  • Transcript Fee:10.00

  • Tuition Deposit:175.00

Academic fees:

  • AT 2510 and 2511 Lab Fee:30.00

  • edTPA Laboratory Fee:200.00

  • HED 1231, 3231, 3232, 4231 Certification Card/Supplies/Lab Fee: 30.00

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$734
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$382

The graduate and undergraduate courses have a varying cost per credit hour – which is the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend KU. The cost per credit hour for the graduate courses at the university sits at $124. Also, Kean University currently offers a number of online courses to students across 69 different majors.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$14,470$10,467
Other Expense$2,273$3,680
Book & Supplies$1,384$1,384

As far as the housing and related charges at KU are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $17,083 per year for on-campus housing and $14,551 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. The room and boarding charges for on-campus students come to around $14,802, while the off-campus candidates would need to pay $10,971. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,000. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $2,281 for on-campus students and $3,580 for off-campus students.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$14,470

Off Campus

$10,467

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$2,273

Off Campus

$3,680

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,384

Off Campus

$1,384

As far as the housing and related charges at KU are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $17,083 per year for on-campus housing and $14,551 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. The room and boarding charges for on-campus students come to around $14,802, while the off-campus candidates would need to pay $10,971. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,000. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $2,281 for on-campus students and $3,580 for off-campus students.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Bachelors NA $462
Masters NA $807

Kean University offers 5 online programs across 5 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $165,672. In contrast, the total expenses for undergraduate students amounted to $17,490 in 2018-2019, $17,067 in 2017-2018, and $16,839 in 2016-2017.

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