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Kean University’s campus spans over 180 acres of metropolitan Union County.  Want to see Kean University first-hand? Scroll down to learn more about our upcoming events and register to attend!

Kean is just 30 minutes from bustling New York City and just a short distance from Newark Liberty International Airport. The campus is easily accessible via car, bus and rail transportation. The Union Train Station on New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley line is a 2-minute walk to campus. 

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Open House
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Attend our University-wide Undergraduate Open House, where you will experience all that Kean has to offer.  Meet our world-class faculty, students and staff.  Learn all about the 50+ academic programs we offer and the robust students services available across campus.  Tour our 160 year old, 185-acre, tree-lined campus and state-of-the art facilities.  For those interested in residing on campus, take this opportunity to tour our residence halls, ranked #1 in the state among all NJ Public Institutions by Niche.com for 2016. 

Our next Undergraduate Open House is March 25, 2017
REGISTER NOW

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Kean Information Session & Tour
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Enjoy an Admissions Information Session by one of our very own Kean Student Ambassadors, followed by a full campus and residence hall tour.  This campus visit lasts approximately two hours and is offered throughout the week and on Saturdays.  This event is designed for individual students and their families.  Large groups looking to schedule a campus visit should click on “Group & School Tours” below.

Register now for one of our upcoming Kean Information Session and Campus Tours!

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Educational Opportunity Fund [EOF] Information Day
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This information session is focused on the qualifications of the Exceptional Educational Opportunities (EEO)/Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program, and will give you the opportunity to tour our world-class campus and residence halls while getting more detail about State EOF requirements. 

Along with a live presentation about the EEO/EOF Program, you can:

  • Submit your Kean University on-line application or Common Application indicating “EEO/EOF” Freshman
  • Submit your H.S. Transcript and SAT/ACT scores
  • Submit essay and letters of recommendation
  • Learn tips on filing your FAFSA
  • Submit 2015 household financial Information (IRS TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT)
  • Create a instant Video Personal Statement
  • Tour campus and dormitories
  • Meet student ambassadors

Check back soon to register for our next EOF Information Session, date: TBA

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Financing Your Degree
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This information session is designed for prospective students to learn all about their financial options to help finance their Kean degree. A panel discussion and presentation will be led by representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarship Services, and Student Accounting. Information sessions are held once per month on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Register soon for one of our upcoming Financing Your Kean Degree Information Sessions!

Please check back soon for our next session!

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Freshman Friday
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Accelerated Admission appointments are available for freshman applicants to fast-track the application and admission process. Students are invited to complete our Freshman Application, submit their Official hard-copy high school transcript and supplemental application requirements, and meet with an Admissions Counselor for a same-day admission decision. Students with a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher are qualified to participate in this event and will receive a $75 application fee waiver. Register now for one of our upcoming Freshman Friday events!

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Transfer Tuesday
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Accelerated Admission appointments are available for transfer applicants to fast-track the application and admission process. Students are invited to complete our Transfer Application, submit their Official hard-copy/ electronic transcripts, and meet with an Admissions Counselor for a same-day admission decision. Students with a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher are qualified to participate in this event and will receive a $75 application fee waiver. Register now for one of our upcoming Transfer Tuesday events!

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Student for a Day
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High school Juniors and Seniors are welcome to participate in our Kean Student for a Day series! This full-day event is an opportunity for prospective students to be a Cougar for the day! ​Participate in one of our Student for a Day events, where you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a current Kean class
  • Participate in a Kean student to student chat to ask questions and learn more about the Kean Student experience
  • Meet our world-class professors
  • Tour our beautiful campus and residence halls
Student For A Day: College of Business and Public Management, April 13, 2017 Register Now
Student For A Day: College of Natural & Applied Health Science, April 21, 2017 Register Now
Student For A Day: Michael Graves College       Contact Kristina Junkroft at kjunkrof@kean.edu to schedule your personalized Student for a Day
Student For A Day: New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics  Contact Judy April at japril@kean.edu to schedule your personalized Student for a Day

 

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Graduate Events
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The Nathan Weiss Graduate College now offers 2 Doctoral degrees, 2 Professional diplomas, over 60 Master’s degrees, and over 20 Certification programs. Many of our programs hold national accreditation within their fields and are leaders in the advancement of technology and research. With this many options, you will have the opportunity to reach all of your current academic goals and perhaps create new ones. Visit us to learn where a world-class education takes you.

Follow this link to view our upcoming graduate events.

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Group Tours
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Are you interested in scheduling a tour for 10 or more students? Please email us at KUTours@kean.edu and our team will be in touch to help find a date that fits your schedule.

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