• Address: 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083

  • Phone Number: (908) 737-5326

  • Website: http://www.kean.edu/

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About Kean University

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 74% acceptance rate.

  • There is a total of 14,070 students including 10,161 full-time students and 3,909 part-time enrollments.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 16:1.

  • It has a total graduation rate of 50%

  • The retention rate for full-time students is 73% and for part-time enrollments is 50%.

  • Kean University address is 1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083, USA.


Kean University Online

  • The university offers 5 online programs across 5 disciplines.

  • Students attending online classes are required to take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test to evaluate academic skills.

  • Kean University Blackboard Learn is a resource to conduct online classes. They also use VoiceThread, ReadSpeaker and Respondous Lockdown Browser and Monitor to facilitate this process. Students are required to log in to 'KeanWISE online portal' to use the online facilities.

  • Online students can also register for webinars and discussions on social media while also networking with Kean business clubs and social and professional organizations.


Kean University Schools

The university has 4 schools providing online programs. They are mentioned below.

College of Education College of Liberal Arts
College of Business and Public Management School of Nursing

Kean University Tuition

The per credit tuition fee for online courses is given.

Degree Type

Average Cost Per Credit

Bachelors

$462

Masters

$807


Kean University Programs

Kean University offers 5 online programs across 5 disciplines. Some of the programs are given below. 

Master of Arts in Educational Administration Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Business Management Bachelor of Arts in Nursing

Kean University Degrees

Online degrees offered at Kean University are as follows:

Bachelor of Arts Master of Science
Bachelor of Science Master of Arts

Kean University Financial Aid

The university provides financial assistance to the student in need. The students can utilize these aids to pay fees and meet other academic needs. Financial assistance is given in the form of scholarship, grants, loans, and work-study programs. Eligibility for these provisions varies from academic performance to nationality and citizenship. Eligible students who wish to avail of these facilities are required to fill out the FAFSA form with federal school code 002622. The various financial aids provided by the university are given below.

  • Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Work-Study program are provided as Federal Aid.

  • State Grants provided at the university include NJ Tuition Aid Grant and NJ Educational Opportunity Fund Grant.

  • Institutional Aids are provided in the form of William Livingston Full Scholarship, Kean Scholarship, Trustee Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, and Academic Scholarship.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program is provided as Military Aid. 


Kean University Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Kean University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Accredited Programs

  • Master of Arts in Educational Administration is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.


Kean University Reviews and Rankings

  • The university is ranked 139th in 'North Regional Universities' by US News.

  • It is also ranked 46th in 'Top Public Schools'.

Some student reviews about the university:

  • The small class size improves professor attention to individual students, thus facilitating academic improvements. The professors are extremely helpful and easy to approach. The community is very welcoming and warm.

  • The school has a serene environment and is at a prime location. The school is diverse with students from many cultures and backgrounds. The school has a homely feel and the staff and faculty are very supportive and kind to the freshers. 


Kean University Campus Life

  • The campus life at the university is eventful with over 160 student organizations and 14 athletic teams.

  • Student organizations at the university include Kean University Anime Society, Lambda Theta Alpha, Multicultural Greek Council, Blank Slate Literary Magazine, Kean Musical Movements, The Poetry Club, Art Over All, Cougars in Motion, EEO Society, Men of Excellence, Women of Excellence and Love Your Melon Campus Crew.

  • Kean University athletics facility is world-class with Harwood Arena, Kean Alumni Stadium, Athletic Training Rehab Center, Alumni Stadium Tennis Courts, Cougar Softball Field, and East Campus infrastructural facilities along with professional training and coaching for various sports. The sports played at the university include Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Volleyball, Softball, Field Hockey, Swimming, and Tennis.

  • Kean University is home to the Nancy Thompson Library and Learning Commons. The library has a huge collection of periodicals, research papers, books, articles, magazines and other online and offline academic and general resources. There is a collection of 201,146 volumes of books and access to over 700,00 electronic books. More than 56,748 digital and print periodicals and more than 196,595 US government online documents are available. 

Kean University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
Also see:
Private vs Public

Headquartered at

Union, New Jersey

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002622
Also see:
What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE
Also see:
What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

ACEN, NCATE

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Military Friendly, Military Spouse Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Student Portal , Yellow Ribbon Program

Data Source: http://www.kean.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Kean University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 74 %
Student Faculty Ratio 16: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 73 % Part Time: 50 %
Total Population 14,070
Student Population Full Time: 10,161 Part Time: 3,909
Gender Division Male: 36 % Female: 64 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 8,785 3,430 4,924
Total Applicants Admitted - 6,536 2,613 3,923
Applicants Enrolled - 1,526 653 873
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,494 639 855
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 32 14 18

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 47 %

The College Monk

Female: 52 %

Total Graduation Rate: 50 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Kean University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Kean University

College of Education

Majors available

Education

College of Liberal Arts

Majors available

Interdisciplinary Studies Criminal Justice

College of Business and Public Management

Majors available

Business Management

School of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

Kean University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $75
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 1,171
Number of students submitting ACT scores 166
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 77%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 11%
SAT Math 455 average 410 - 500 range
SAT Critical Reading 475 average 430 - 520 range
ACT Composite 19 average 17 - 21 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Kean University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,781 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $718 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $16,000 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,283 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loans $5,283 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $13,984 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
NJ Tuition Aid Grant $5,242 Residents of New Jersey. Demonstrate Financial need. April 15th, 2019
NJ Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Grant $1,400 Residents of New Jersey. Demonstrate Financial need. April 15th, 2019

Data Source: http://www.kean.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $6,097 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Undergraduate students Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,795 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Undergraduate students Varies

Data Source: http://www.kean.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
William Livingston Full Scholarship $3,371 3.5 GPA. 1360 SAT. 29 ACT. Varies
Kean Scholar $4,000 3.5 GPA. 1310 SAT. 28 ACT. Varies
Trustee Scholarship $3,000 3.0 GPA. 1270 SAT. 26 ACT. Varies
Presidential Scholarship $2,000 3.0 GPA. 1170 SAT. 24 ACT. Varies
Academic Scholarship $1,000 2.8 GPA. 1080 SAT. 21 ACT. Varies

Data Source: http://www.kean.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $14,271
$30,001 - $48,000 $15,700
$48,001 - $75,000 $20,636
$75,001 - $110,000 $23,710
Over $110,000 $23,848

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 45% $4,284
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $7,965
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 49% $4,757
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 16% $3,290
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 66% $10,508
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 63% $5,313
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 16,164
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 5
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $16,635
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $3,327
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.kean.edu/offices/cas/veterans-student-services/services
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 179 $6,216
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 174 $5,972
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 5 $14,693

Data Source: http://www.kean.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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