Kean University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Kean University is a large four-year, public school with 14,115 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1855 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Union, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
72
Fair
Kean University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Kean University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 72 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Management, Business, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Kean University is fair at 74% (close to New Jersey average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Kean University is below average - 50%. About 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kean University is decent - 17:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,300
High
Average tuition costs are slightly high - around $14,200 a year. The additional fees at Kean University not covered by tuition are nearly $4,100; which comes to $18,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Kean University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
Doable
According to government data, 7,944 applications were submitted and 5,900 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Kean University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,700
High
Kean University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kean University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Kean University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is high -- about $9,700 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Kean University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Kean University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kean University Location and Maps



Post Address: Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083, USA
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