Kean University is on a 240-acre campus in the urban setting of Union, New Jersey, not far from New York City.
There are many activities and organizations for Kean University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Kean University has fraternities and sororities.
Kean University has the Active Minds at Kean University. In fact, more students participate in the Active Minds at Kean University than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Kean University include Kean Gardening Club, Association for Computing Machinery, Kean Esports and Entrepreneurship Club.
Kean University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Kean Day and Meet the Greeks.
This table offers information on housing at Kean University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||22%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,823|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,242|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||88%|
Kean University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Kean University students live off campus. In 2022, 22% of undergrads at Kean University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Kean University. There are 1,823 spots available in on-campus housing for all 10,573 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,242 students chose to live in campus housing. 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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||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.
Kean University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Kean University has Campus Police Department.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit 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.
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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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