Kean University Academic Life


The student-faculty ratio at Kean University is 17:1, and the school has 43.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Kean University include: Psychology, General; Business Administration and Management, General; Accounting; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; and English Language and Literature, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts English (including composition)
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution


Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Psychology, General 13%
Business Administration and Management, General 8%
Accounting 6%
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 6%
English Language and Literature, General 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs BS Science Technology/MA Instruction & Curriculum
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit Yes

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 19%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data

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