Acceptance Rate 78 %
SAT Average 1,010
Tuition & Fees $19,621
Student Population 14,064
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,973

Academic Overview

Kean University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Union, New Jersey. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $12,445 for New Jersey residents and $19,621 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 14,064 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 78% and the graduation rate is 50% last year.
The salary after graduation from Kean University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Kean University are $12,445 for New Jersey residents and $19,621 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $17,356 for in-state students and $22,318 for out-of-state students.
Kean University 2021 Tuition & Fees
New Jersey ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Kean. The acceptance rate of Kean is 78% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 50% and the transfer-out rate is 30%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,973 and 66% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 14,064 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Kean University is 78 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Kean University is 50 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Kean University is 30 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Kean University is 72 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Kean University is 14,064
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Kean University is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,973 at Kean University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Kean offers 89 major programs through online and on-site education where 6 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree524
Master's Degree302
Post Master's Degree20
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship30
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Kean University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,128)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,384)

Veterans Benefits

Kean University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges