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Complete the entire admissions process in one day

Instant Decision Days

Kean University is pleased to provide a chance for applicants to complete the entire admissions process in just one day! Instant Decision Days at Kean offers a “fast track” admissions opportunity, where you can submit your application, meet with administrators and current students, learn more about academic majors, campus life and receive your admission decision all on the same day. Additionally, the $75 application fee is waived (excluding application via The Common Application), and, if eligible, you may also be offered a scholarship.

Please see below for dates and details. Advance registration is required.

Academic Accordions: 
Accordion Title: 
Freshman Friday Instant Decision Days
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Applicants for the following programs are not eligible to participate in Kean Instant Decision Day:

  • Educational Opportunity Fund [EOF]
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Architecture

Upcoming Freshman Fridays:

March & April
Friday, March 31, 2017
Friday, April 7, 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017

Please check back for upcoming SATURDAY Freshman Instant Decisions Days:



Please be prepared for your appointment with a completed application, consisting of:

  • Application
  • Application fee is WAIVED for this event [Fee Waiver Excludes the Common Application]
  • Official high school transcript [in a sealed envelope]
  • SAT or ACT score report
  • Essay [recommended, not required]
  • 1-2 Letter(s) of recommendation(s) [recommended, not required]

Applicants who do not meet our preferred minimum admissions criteria of a 3.0 cumulative GPA or greater and a combined 1080 SAT (1000 combined SAT) or 21 ACT are not guaranteed a same day admission decision

Note: Parents are welcome to attend and learn more about Kean University. While your child is attending the on-site, Campus tours will be provided. 

Accordion Title: 
Transfer Tuesday Instant Decision Days
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Transfer Tuesday Instant Decision Day Sessions are held from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Transfer Tuesdays:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Make an appointment to meet with one of our transfer team members on Transfer Student Instant Decision Days. You will instantly receive a decision for the major you are interested in. The Office of Admissions will be hosting these events to provide you with additional opportunities for admission.


To participate in this event:

  • Register for this event by clicking one of the links above.
  • On the day of this event, please bring ALL supporting documents. 
          (official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended, EOF Transfer of Aid Form if applicable, etc.)
  • Bring any questions that you have about the admissions process.

Completing these steps will allow you to meet with an Admissions Counselor who will process a decision for you instantly! As a thank you for participating, your $75 application fee will be waived.

PLEASE NOTE: Transfer admission to Kean requires a minimum of 15 completed college level (non-remedial, non-developmental) credits, with a 3.0 combined cumulative GPA, or 30 completed college level credits and over with a 2.0 combined cumulative GPA.  

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