Kean University

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Kean University

In-state Tuition

$8,036 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$10,863 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

May 31

Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 276,550 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 25,000 current serial subscriptions.
  • 792,000 microforms.
  • 6,300 Audio/Visual items.
  • 2,130 e-books.

Museums & Art

Holocaust Resource Center, Wynona Lipman Ethnic Studies Center



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,650 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 30 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 14% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 18% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 3% of housing units are Triples.
  • 72% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 6% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 6 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 10% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events 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 Festival Month, Leadership Programs ( SAGE, SEEDS, Established Leaders, Emerging Leaders, GOLD ), Lollanobooza, Meet the Greeks, Pareja Latina, Psyched About Wednesdays, Welcome Back Week, Rap Meets Poetry, Sexual Assault Awareness Week, Unity Week, Up til Dawn, Women’s History Month, Zoo Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 147 organizations on campus.
  • 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 Alpha Alpha, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau, Lambda Iota
  • 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
  • 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 Autonomy, Club Colombia, Haitian Student Association, Gospel Choir, Il Circolo Italiano, International Student Association, Korean Student Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Nigerian Student Association, Pan African Student Union, Polish Eagles Club, Portuguese American Club of Kean, Ritmo Latino
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Society, A. I. M. Club, Alliance of EOF Students, American Chemical Society, American Marketing Association, American Meteorological Society, Anime Club, Association of Computing Machinery, Athletic Training Club, Bachelor of Social Work Club, Biology Club, Circle K, College Democrats Club, Council for Part-Time Students, Creation Space, Criminal Justice Club, Deaf Awareness and Signing Association, Epsilon Student Association, Expose Magazine, Foosball Club, Fusion, Graduate Association of Fine Arts, Graphic Communication Club, Graduate Student Government Association, Graphic Design Student League, Greek Senate, Health Professionals for Wellness, Historical Society, Industrial Design Society of America, Kean Dance Theatre, Martial Arts Club, Math Club, Memorabilia, Model U. N. Association, Multicultural Greek Council, Music Circle, National Broadcasting Society, National Pan Hellenic Council, Pre-Law Club, Physical Therapy Club, PRIDE, Resident Students Association, Society for the Advancement of Management, Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Steppers of a Free Nation, Students for Solidarity and Justice, Students of Kean Artists Brigade, Student Occupational Therapy Association, Student Organization Inc. , University Activities Board, Women’s Circle, 30 fraternities and sororities and 500 community service projects
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Tower (bi-weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Newark (8)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Union (0)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Newark (8)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 8% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,360
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 17 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Seton Hall University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (NJ Inst. of Technology)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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