|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,045 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Kean University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,785 applications and 6,536 students were granted admission. Kean University is at the #72 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 11% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||830 to 1010|
|ACT||17 to 22|
Kean University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,521 and in-state students paid $7,754.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 83% of Kean University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,623 (which is 4.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Kean University in 2016-2017, was 937, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,313 (which is 0.2% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Kean University has enrolled a total of 14,070 students (10,161 students full-time and 3,909 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,070 students, 1,442 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 11,812 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,258 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 204 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 19%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Kean University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||10%||1,011|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||7%||652|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||409|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||378|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||352|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||310|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||288|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||280|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Kean University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Kean University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,800. Last year, out of the total 3,762 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,461 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,316 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,951 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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