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#10 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

Kean University

Union, New Jersey

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Overview

Student Population
14,056
Kean University overview
Location Union, New Jersey
Online kean.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Kean University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Union, New Jersey, Kean University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,540 prospective students applied, and 6,541 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,770 enrolled in the school.  10,674 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,382 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $9,935 plus fees of $2,660. Kean is ranked 739 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Kean is rated within the lower 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Kean University overview
SAT 920/1100
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.0
Applications Accepted
68.6% 
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Applications Due May 31, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Jersey Resident Tuition
$9,935
In State Costs for Kean University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,660
Room and Board $14,802
Budget for Other Expenses$2,281
Total One Year Cost$30,678
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,111
Out of State Costs for Kean University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,660
Room and Board $14,802
Budget for Other Expenses$2,281
Total One Year Cost$37,854

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
49% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Kean University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Education 19%
Psychology 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%
Social Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185262 IPEDS survey data for Kean University.

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