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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 B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  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

Rated as one of the top five "Most Diverse Schools" in the nation by DiversityInc, Kean University fosters cultural understanding in and out of the classroom. Kean takes tremendous pride in its 160-year history of educating students and continues to produce high-demand programs that ready students for careers in a new global economy. Kean offers over 50 undergraduate degree programs and more than 80 graduate options for study, including doctoral degrees, professional diplomas, master's degrees, and paths leading to state certification.

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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
69%
SAT Range
920-1100
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$17,490 / 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
$8,181 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 96 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 119 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 119 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    8%
  • On Campus
    88%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,817 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,303
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 83 responses
  • Diverse
    73%
  • Friendly
    12%
  • .....Unique
    10%
  • Ghetto
    4%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 137 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 150 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 95 responses
  • LETS GO COUGARS!!!
    28%
  • Commuter school
    22%
  • Convenient
    14%
  • Well rounded
    12%
  • The best
    8%
  • Modern
    7%
  • Helpful
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
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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