Founded in 1855, Kean University was the first public post-secondary institution in New Jersey. With a rich history of excellence and innovation in higher education, Kean is a world-class, vibrant and diverse university. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors and more than 60 options for graduate study, including six doctoral programs in a variety of disciplines and several degree programs 100% online.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Online Programs
  • Virtual Learning
  • PTKL Transfer Friendly University

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Professional Equity Theatre

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Kean University offers a smarter approach to education that focuses on rewarding careers, fulfilling lives, and lifelong learning. Ready to apply as a freshman? Learn more about application instructions and important deadlines at Note: Freshman applicants are students who have just graduated high school or have earned up to 18 college credits since their high school graduation.


Kean University is nationally recognized for the seamless way we welcome transfer students who are ready to pursue four-year degrees. Ready to apply as a transfer student? Learn more about application instructions and important deadlines at Note: Transfer applicants are students who have earned 18 or more college credits after their high school graduation.

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From our world-class faculty who lead students to attain their goals, to our state-of-the-art research facilities and rigorous academic programs, Kean graduates succeed and become catalysts of change in this ever-growing global economy. We encourage interested students and their families to visit Kean to learn more about the University and its many opportunities as well as experience our world-class facilities.

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School location

1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083, United States of America

Phone number

(908) 737-7100