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Kean University
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  • 4 Year
  • UNION, NJ

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

1000 MORRIS AVENUE
UNION, NJ 07083
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New Jersey Athletic Conference
From Kean University

Kean is New Jersey’s first urban research university and is nationally ranked for innovation by U.S. News and World Report. Founded in 1855, Kean University was the first public post-secondary institution in New Jersey.

With a rich history of excellence and innovation in higher education, Kean is a world-class, vibrant and diverse university offering more than 50 undergraduate majors and more than 70 options for graduate study, including six doctoral programs in a variety of disciplines. Cougars climb higher!

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Kean University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
April 30
Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
920-1100
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$17,401 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,686 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 96 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 126 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 126 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    80%
  • On Campus
    10%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
11,610 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,343
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 87 responses
  • Diverse
    75%
  • Friendly
    15%
  • .....Unique
    9%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 144 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 157 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 101 responses
  • LETS GO COUGARS!!!
    30%
  • Commuter school
    21%
  • Convenient
    14%
  • Well rounded
    12%
  • Modern
    8%
  • The best
    8%
  • Helpful
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 78 responses

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