Kean University, founded in 1855, is a public university. It has an excellent reputation in allied health/life science fields and is the largest producer in the state of school teachers and administrators. Kean has an attractive and appealing campus environment and boasts student-oriented service programs. It has tuition that is lower than that of similar schools and also has a low student/faculty ratio. Its 150-acre campus is located in Union, 12 miles from New York City.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
11,686
Undergraduates
4,500
Men - 38.5%
7,187
Women - 61.5%
2,378
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 10,138 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.2
SAT Math
460-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
460-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
16-22 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,198
Out-of-state: $37,374
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,445
Out-of-state: $19,621
Room and Board
$14,472
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$11,168
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,276
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
358
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
7%
10-19
31%
20-29
50%
30-39
13%
40-49
0%
50-99
0%
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Union Population
67,137
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougar
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
6.1%
Black/African-American
20.9%
Hispanic/Latino
34.1%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
30.1%
Unknown
6.1%
International Students
2.3% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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