Kean University Rankings

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In the World#1732 of 14178
In North America#531 of 2629
In the United States#483 of 2528
In New Jersey#14 of 47
In Union#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1010
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
12,120
Graduates
2,189
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
kean.edu

Kean University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%68%69%
Applicants9,5403,6895,851
Admissions6,5412,5204,021
Freshmen enrolled full time1,7257131,012
Freshmen enrolled part time451926

960 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

642 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,562 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Kean University are 920-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
144 or 8%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Kean University are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4535 (32%)
Hispanic4256 (30%)
Black or African American2868 (20%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1001 (7%)
Asian783 (5%)
Nonresident Alien509 (4%)
Two or more races296 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander37 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,181
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,935$15,326
Tuition in-state$9,935$15,326
Tuition out-of-state$17,111$20,288
Fee in-district$2,660$2,150
Fee in-state$2,660$2,150
Fee out-of-state$2,660$2,150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,974
Combined charge for room and board$14,802
Room charge$11,418
Meal charge$3,384

Kean University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Psychology, General38452
Business Administration and Management, General221
Biology & Biological Sciences, General186
Speech Communication and Rhetoric171
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration1674
Accounting12323
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching96
English Language and Literature, General95
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services90
Social Work87
Marketing & Marketing Management, General81
Elementary Education and Teaching6216
Nursing Science60107
Public Administration4131
Finance, General71
Special Education and Teaching, General4922
Sociology671
Design and Visual Communications, General61
History, General57
Computer and Information Sciences, General399
Special Education and Teaching, Other47
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments46
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General44
Mathematics, General39
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications38
Educational Leadership and Administration, General33
Occupational Therapy & Therapist33
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching246
Science Technologies & Technicians, Other1711
Interior Design27
Forensic Psychology27
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other25
Educational Psychology25
Physical Therapy & Therapist22
Athletic Training & Trainer20
Spanish Language and Literature19
International Business & Trade & Commerce18
Art & Art Studies, General16
Political Science and Government, General16
Industrial and Product Design14
Fine & Studio Arts, General12
Psychology, Other12
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator11
Economics, General11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General10
Biotechnology10
Architecture9
Chemistry, General9
Geology & Earth Science, General8
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist8
Sustainability Studies7
Reading Teacher Education7
Art Teacher Education7
School Psychology7
Acting6
Music Teacher Education6
Urban Education and Leadership6
Public Relations & Image Management5
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling5
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology4
Writing, General4
Foreign Language Teacher Education3
Holocaust and Related Studies3
Asian Studies & Civilization2
Music, General2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Music Performance, General1
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy1
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician1
International & Global Studies1
Grand Total2,49360042
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%42%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 24%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,881
Citations
23,019

Publication count by topic

Computer science
356
Psychology
316
Medicine
206
Business
117
Biology
112
Political science
95
Mathematics
84
Sociology
76
Chemistry
70
Engineering
60
Economics
57
History
47
Art
39
Geography
36
Environmental science
25
Materials science
24
Physics
22
Geology
17
Philosophy
15

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art888117
Economics10613,153
History139049
Political science1392437
Sociology1534727
Business16121,133
Psychology16903,531
Philosophy169121
Computer science18742,982
Geology2049294
Medicine21492,931
Biology23113,859
Environmental science2535431
Geography2546197
Mathematics2657736
Engineering2743402
Physics3531104
Chemistry3657674
Materials science4284117

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990313
1991410
199219
1993610
1994417
1995515
1996712
1997933
19982036
19991851
20001778
200122145
200219146
200333185
200416284
200549313
200647388
200746539
200873654
200969965
201072947
2011911312
2012921406
2013821587
20141821782
20151121849
20161341714
20171331718
20181201437
20191271936
20201332206

General info

Alternative namesKean
Founded1855
WikipediaKean University
MottoSemper Discens
Always Learning
Colorsblue, silver
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also 2 Summer Sessions (June-July)
Total FTE staff1,289
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1000 Morris Avenue
Union, New Jersey, 07083
United States
City population57,000
Phone9087375326
Fax+1 (908) 737 4636

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