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High School Transcript Submit a request to your High School Counselor or College office for a copy of your transcript to be e-mailed/faxed/mailed to the Kean Office of Admissions. See bottom of page for contact information.
SAT/ACT Scores

- Select Kean University when you register for your exam, or on test day.
- Submit a request online for your SAT/ACT scores to be sent to Kean after you test. 
- Kean's School Codes: SAT: 2517, ACT: 2582.
- Request that your High School e-mail/fax/mail your scores to Kean University.

Essay/Personal Statement - Upload to your Kean Application/Common Application.
- Mail/Fax/E-mail a .doc or .pdf copy of your essay to the Kean Office of Admissions.
Previous College/University Transcripts Submit a request to the Registrar's Office from each college/university previously attended to have an official paper/electronic transcript sent to Kean University Admissions Office.
Letters of Recommendation - Provide pre-addressed, stamped envelopes to the recommender to mail their signed letter in a sealed envelope to the Kean Office of Admissions. 
- Have your recommender e-mail their letter of recommendation in a .doc or .pdf  format from their professional e-mail account to the Kean Admissions email account at
Architecture, Design Portfolio, Fine Arts, Studio Arts, and Theatre

Electronic portfolio submissions are required for the following programs:  

  • Architectural Studies (B.A.)
  • Fine Arts - Fine Arts Education (B.A.)
  • Graphic Design:  Interactive Advertising (B.F.A.)
  • Graphic Design:  Interactive, Print, and Screen (B.F.A.)
  • Interior Design (B.F.A.)
  • Industrial Design (B.I.D.)
  • Studio Art (B.F.A.)
  • Studio Art - Photography (B.F.A.)

Portfolios should be be submitted online at

The following programs will accept an electronic portfolio via SlideRoom for OUT-OF-STATE applicants ONLY.  Applicants residing in New Jersey will be required to attend an in-person audition; competitive applicants will be contacted for an audition.

  • Theatre (B.A.)
  • Theatre - Teacher Education (B.A.)
  • Theatre Design & Technology (B.F.A.)
  • Theatre Performance (B.F.A.)

Portfolios should be be submitted online at

Proof of RN License

For applicants applying to Nursing, proof of an RN license should be uploaded as a supporting document after application submission at and click on Submit Supplemental Items of the current application.  Proof of a RN license can be obtained at

Nursing Health Clearance/Criminal Background Check If you are deemed a candidate for one of Kean's nursing programs, you will be contacted via email to proceed with a health clearance and criminal background check through CastleBranch.  When placing an order, please use Kean's unique package ID:  KA63bgdtim.  Upon receiving the results, please upload a copy as a supplemental item at  
Theater Audition Please reference audition information here
Music Contact the Conservatory of Music to schedule your audition date at (908) 737-4330, or e-mail us at
NACES Transcript Evaluation  Request that the NACES accredited evaluation service mail an official copy of your evaluation to the Kean of Office of Admissions. 
TOEFL/IELTS Score Report - Select Kean University when you register for your exam, or on test day.
- Submit a request online for your TOEFL/IELTS  scores to be sent to Kean after you test.
- Kean’s School Code: 2517
Kean University
Office of Admissions
1000 Morris Avenue Union, New Jersey 07083
E-Mail:, Fax: (908)737-7105
Please include your First Name, Last Name, Middle Initial and Birthdate, or your Kean Applicant ID,
along with each e-mailed/ mailed/ faxed item.


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