|About||With a rich history in higher education that spans over 160 years, Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse university offering more than 52 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs. Visit Kean and see where a world-class education takes you!|
|Mission||Kean University is a public cosmopolitan university serving undergraduate and graduate students in the liberal arts, the sciences, and the professions. The University dedicates itself to the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all its members — students, faculty, and professional staff. In particular, the University prepares students to think critically, creatively and globally; to adapt to changing social, economic, and technological environments; and to serve as active and contributing members of their communities.|
Rated one of the top five most diverse schools in the nation by DiversityInc, Kean prepares students for challenging careers in the evolving global economy.
The University offers 50+ undergraduate degrees and 85 graduate-study options. Kean’s wide range of academic degree programs allows undecided students lots of option as they find their path in life.
In the sciences, the University’s Research First Initiative is the only program in New Jersey that offers a core curriculum in the first two years that integrates sciences and mathematics courses across STEM disciplines. U.S. News & World Report named Kean’s occupational therapy program one of the best in the nation. The Michael Graves College carries the name of one of the world’s premier architects and designers — Michael Graves who infused his socially conscious philosophy into the Kean’s architecture and design degree programs.
Known as the producer of the best teachers in New Jersey, Kean celebrates the success of all alumni, from chief researchers at national healthcare brands to athletic trainers on the sidelines at NFL games and beyond. Kean University prepares students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives - while maintaining one of the lowest tuition rates in New Jersey.
Student & Campus Life
Life at Kean is a vibrant mix of academic, social and cultural activities - students get involved both on and off campus with access to world-class internships. Kean is a 30-minute train ride to New York City direct from campus, while world-class music, dance and theatrical performances engage you right here. Premiere Stages, one of five theatres on campus, is a professional equity theatre that supports the development and production of work by local playwrights. Theatre majors at Kean have the uncommon opportunity to earn professional credits in the Actors’ Equity Association as students here on campus.
With nearly 140 honor societies, cultural and student organizations, as well as 3
|Awards||The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll|