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Kean University

Union, NJ

Kean University

Overview

Kean University is a University institution located in Union, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Morris Avenue
Office of Admissions - Kean Hall
Union, NJ  07083
United States
Contact Mr. Carlos Nazario
Director of Admissions
Email: admitme@kean.edu
Phone: 908-737-7100
Fax: 908-737-7105

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,082
Applied
7,809
Accepted
11,824
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

5,315
Females Applied
4,657
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,767
Males Applied
3,152
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements: SAT or ACT

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th November 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st January 1st Yes
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 450 540
SAT Math 440 540
ACT Composite 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,740
In-state
16,775
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,608
Full-time student fees
14,470
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,118
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,285
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,302
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,370
Avg. Loan Aid
2,976
Avg. Grant Aid
8,848
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
1%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,824
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 30.07%
Black or African American 20.64%
White or Caucasian 30.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 5.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.28%
Two or more races 2.23%
Other 7.86%

Gender

Male (40.1%)
Female (59.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 16%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Comedy Shows and Kean Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
American Sign Language Club, Kean University Council for Exceptional Children, Kean University Rotaract Action Club, EEO Society and Pre-Medical Pre-Dental Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,393
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 357
Part-time - 1,036
Male - 636
Female - 757