Kean University

Union, NJ 07083

Kean University is one of the 13 public 4-year colleges in New Jersey. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Union. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,784 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,356 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 76%).

Every year 49% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Kean University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $7,909, and fees were $4,198. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,811 and $4,198 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Master's degree 0 51
Bachelor's degree 22 99

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
03/01/1998 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
04/01/1984 - Current

Admission

82%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT880 to 1070
ACT16 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $75
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$308/credit
In State Students$308/credit
Out of State Students$523/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$653/credit
In State Students$653/credit
Out of State Students$801/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $13,860 $13,860 $23,535
ADN 70 $21,560 $21,560 $36,610
BSN 125 $38,500 $38,500 $65,375
FNP 50 $32,650 $32,650 $40,050
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of Kean University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 51% $4,781
Other Federal Grant 12% $718
State Grant & Scholarships 37% $5,242
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $3,371
Federal Student Loans 68% $5,283
Private Loans 24% $13,984

$16,839

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,609
$30,001 to $48,000$16,179
$48,001 to $75,000$20,961
$75,001 to $110,000$24,464
Over $110,000$24,503

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Student Population

11,984

Undergrads

2,242

Graduates

8,909

Women

5,317

Men

74%

Full-time

26%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
35%
Hispanic
27%
Black/African American
19%
Race/ethnicity unknown
8%
Asian
5%
Non-resident alien
3%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.

Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
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