PO Box 411, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083-0411 908-737-7100
http://www.kean.edu admitme@kean.edu
About Kean University
  • Year of Foundation 1855
  • Size of Campus 186 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,035
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62%, 38%, 2%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No. 11,730
Kean University is a public cosmopolitan university serving undergraduate and graduate students in the liberal arts, the sciences, and the professions. The University dedicates itself to the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all its members students, faculty, and professional staff. In particular, the University prepares students to think critically, creatively and globally; to adapt to changing social, economic, and technological environments; and to serve as active and contributing members of their communities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 13
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, CFC-Youth for Christ, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Jewish Cultural Club, Newman Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 17
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 6%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Beta Beta Beta, Epsilon Pi Tau, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Lambda Alpha Sigma, Lambda Pi Eta, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Alph
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Accents, African Students Association, Africana Studies Club, Arabic Student United, Asian Culture Club, Association of Indian Students, Association of Latin American Students, Caribbean Islander Council for Radical Autonom
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus African History Month, Alcohol Awareness Week, Apollo Night, Battle of the Bands, Bus Trips, Campus Awareness Festival, Comedy Nights, Community Food Bank, Concerts, Creolefest, Culturefest, Dances, Divali, Fashion Show, Greek Olympics, Homecoming, Latin F
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Distance to nearest bus Newark (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Newark (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Union (0)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 18%
  • Number of students using college housing 14%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 72%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 6%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (18%), apartment for single students (1%), special housing for disabled students (2%), other housing options (79%)
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 276,550
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,300
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums Holocaust Resource Center, Wynona Lipman Ethnic Studies Center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 30
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of e-books 2,130
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 50
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Number Of Microforms 792,000
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Seton Hall University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (NJ Inst. of Technology)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Elementary & Secondary School Systems
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,360
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City