Kean University

country rank  375
world rank  1077

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University Overview

Established in 1855, Kean University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Union (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Toms River, Wenzhou. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Kean University (Kean) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kean University (Kean) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 165 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Kean
Founded 1855
Motto Semper Discens
Always Learning
Colours Blue and silver

University Location

Address 1000 Morris Avenue
Union (population range: 50,000-249,999)
07083-0411 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (908) 737 5326
F +1 (908) 737 4636
Other locations Toms River, Wenzhou

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1000 Morris Avenue
Union 07083
+1 (908) 737 7100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kean University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing ACEN
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education ACOTE
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education CAPTE
  • APA Commission on Accreditation APA-CoA
  • Council for Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology CAA
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre NAST

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020