Kean University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Union, NJ, Kean University is one of the best universities in the state of New Jersey. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Kean University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Kean University.

PO Box 411 Union, NJ 07083
Phone: (908) 737-7100
Web site:

Rankings: Kean University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 133
Average freshman retention rate: 76.8%
6-year graduation rate: 43.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 8
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 39.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 16:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 54.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 142
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 810-1020
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 8%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 24%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 64.1%
Financial resources rank: 96
Alumni giving rank: 126
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 6.5%

Kean University History

Essential Facts: Kean University

  • The University’s six undergraduate colleges offer more than 50 undergraduate degrees over a full range of academic subjects.
  • Initially established for the exclusive purpose of being a teacher-education college it became New Jersey State Teachers College in 1937.
  • The University is also a higher education innovator within the State of New Jersey.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 12%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 1%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 1%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 12%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook