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Colleges / Kean University

Kean University

Union, NJ 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%

About Kean University

Kean University is a public, state university in the city of Union, New Jersey. Kean University was founded in 1855. The university currently enrolls around 12,884 students per year, including 10,845 undergraduate students.

Kean University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Kean University. Kean University admitted 83% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 10,485 students applied to Kean University and 8,661 were admitted.

Kean University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%

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Kean University is located in the city of Union, New Jersey, near New York City.

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College Info

1000 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 7083

Campus Setting: Urban

Kean University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kean University is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kean University is Aug 1.

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Kean University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

910 - 1150


Math SAT Range

450 - 580


Reading SAT Range

450 - 580

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Kean University is like? There are approximately 12,884 students enrolled at Kean University, including 10,845 undergraduate students and 2,039 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NJ and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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