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Kean University

Kean University

New Jersey's Urban Research University

Explore your passions and advance your career at one of the most diverse universities in the nation. Kean Cougars Climb Higher!

Welcome to the Kean Cougar Corridor, where our students live and work in the heart of the East Coast

Just 30 minutes by train from New York City, Kean offers students access to internships, research opportunities, cultural activities and more.

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Kean is committed to conducting research and providing real-world solutions to issues in urban communities across America.

Research at Kean
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Find Your Path to Climb Higher at Kean

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See How High You Can Go

U.S. News & World Report ranks Kean as a top performer for advancing the social mobility of its students.

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Discover Your Place at Kean

Kean is recognized as one the most diverse universities in the nation and a federal Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

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Take Your Next Step

Kean is recognized for supporting transfer and veteran students in their educational journey.

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Explore the World

Kean offers affordable study abroad programs and the chance to study at our campus in Wenzhou, China.

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Be the First in Your Family

Over 42% of Kean students are first-generation college students.

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Start Your Career

Kean offers personalized career counseling and internship support to help launch your career.

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Lower Debt

Kean students graduate with lower debt than the national average.