Kean University

country rank  417
world rank  1196

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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): Hillside, Toms River. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Kean University (KU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kean University (KU) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 164 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 KU
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 Hillside, Toms River

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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 Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1000 Morris Avenue
Union 07083
+1 (908) 737 7100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kean University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council of Academic Accreditation (ASHA)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Information & Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019