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Kean University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,874 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 34 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

64% Women
36% Men


NCAA Division III (with football)

New Jersey Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $86,375)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $69,344)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 18 14 - -
Field Hockey - 25 - -
Football 95 - - -
Lacrosse 45 17 - -
Soccer 36 33 - -
Softball - 21 - -
Tennis - 7 - -
Volleyball 12 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 18.2%
Hispanic 18.7%
Non-resident alien 1.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.4%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 50.6%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 4
Drug Law Violation 20
Liquor Law Violation 28
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 3
Property Crime 30
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Brianna from Piscataway, NJ
  • 5
  • Staying in New Freshman Residence Hall is great. You get to meet new people from different backgrounds and learn about their culture. Living on campus is like living on your…

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  • Rodriguez
  • 5
  • Living on campus is great. You meet a lot of people and are on your own. Every building has heating, and clean running water. The rooms are spacious enough to…

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  • Mel from NJ
  • 2
  • i don't dorm but based on what i've heard its ok. they have greek parties the drugs and alcohol the usual, but as a commuter school the parties aren't as…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 0
  • Jessica from Elizabeth, NJ
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Food and Dining is amazing. They offer an amazing amount of different selections. You can never get bored of their food.

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  • 4
  • Sara from Elizabeth, NJ
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The food is well prepared and served in a great manner. You can pay $10 and have the option to several choices such as pizza, burgers, fries etc. Kean university has expanded and recently opened a panera bread and a chipotle.

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  • 4
  • Sarah
  • I am a current student here

    The food is good. The UC center has a variety of choices where you can buy food. The library has its own Starbucks, which is great.! The services are good also.

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  • 3
  • Tina from Colonia, NJ
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I have actually not eaten here so I wouldn't know much. My cousin whom attends the school says it isn't half bad.

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  • 3
  • Tumey
  • I am a current student here

    The flood is not all that. It's okay. Sometimes it's great other times it's not.

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  • 3
  • Nicole from Kenilworth, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    The food is better than most schools and there are multiple places to eat within the small campus, making a variety of food available for students. If you're vegetarian or are craving meat, their are so many options available. With that in mind, the set up of the cafeterias allow for better ways to make friends and eating out.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    Freshmen have the unlimited swipe meal plan, and $100 cougar dollars for free. There is also a commuters' cafeteria, and the Cougar's Den available for all students. The Cougar's Den is known to be the Panera Bread of Kean.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Tara
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is very popular at Kean. There are multiple fraternities and sororities to choose from.

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  • 0
  • Shulima from Paterson, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    There are several different Greeks on campus, the students on campus where their letters with provide and often get together to help raise money and hold event for the student body. With greek life you can expect parties almost every weekend, and non greek students have the opportunity to meet the greeks two times throughout the year during Meet the Greeks.

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  • 0
  • Nancy from Elizabeth, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    The Greeks are very careful when they have mixers. They make sure to have sober sisters and brothers drive everyone to the mixer and back to campus. They make sure you get home safe and enjoyed yourself while at their mixer.

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  • 0
  • Alex from Morris County, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    Greek Life at Kean University is alot of fun. Expect to get a brother or sister who actually cares about you and make a friendships to last a lifetime.

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