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Kean University


Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

1000 Morris Avenue

Union, NJ 07083-0411

United States

Phone: 908-737-7100

Fax: 908-737-7105


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 71
% Submitting Score:73%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:400 - 490
     Math Middle 50%:410 - 510
Average High School GPA:3
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:7%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:9%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:11%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:22%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:38%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:12%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:1%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:8%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:26%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:63%
Students in Bottom Half of HS Class:37%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:80%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 4,952
Total applicants who are accepted: 3,980
Total of accepted students who enroll: 1,493
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 74%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $75.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Regular Application Deadline: 05/31
Notification Begins: 11/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/31
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $125.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 semester
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Not Considered
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Considered
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Not Considered
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Not Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     Lab Science:2
     Academic Electives:5
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:20
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:2
     Academic Electives:5
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Key Statistics


  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
  • SAT:
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    400 - 490
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    410 - 510
  • Average HS GPA:
  • Regular Application Deadline:
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