Kean University is on a 240-acre campus in an urban setting in Union, New Jersey, not far from New York City. There are many activities and organizations for Kean University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Kean University also has fraternities and sororities.
Kean University has a thriving The National Society of Leadership and Success. In fact, more students participate in The National Society of Leadership and Success than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Kean University include Speech, Language and Hearing Student Assoc., American Medical Women's Assoc., National Student Speech Language Hearing Assoc. and Biology Club.
The Kean University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Kean Day and Meet the Greeks.
Kean University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Kean University students live on campus. In 2021, 7% of undergrads at Kean University lived in some kind of on-campus housing There are 1,974 spots available in on-campus housing for all 11,686 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 763 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Kean University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Kean University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Kean University:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Kean University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Kean University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Kean University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Kean University, take Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike to Union, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark Liberty International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Kean University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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