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. *Online program option available

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Accounting*
  • Business*
  • Criminal Justice*
  • Finance
  • Psychology*
  • R.N. to BSN *
  • Research

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
  • Online Programs
  • PTK Transfer Friendly University
  • Professional Equity Theatre
  • Virtual Learning

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.

Additional Information

Our online degree programs can help you meet your goals and get to the finish line faster. Online courses are completed in 8 weeks, that's about half the time of traditional courses. The same credentialed faculty teach Kean's online courses as its traditional courses and instructors are available to communicate with students should need or desire arise.

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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. Find your path to climb higher. Join us for an upcoming event to see if Kean is the right fit for you.

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School location

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

Phone number

(908) 737-7100