New Jersey’s First Urban Research University
Kean University is New Jersey’s first urban research university. Our diverse students engage in research and creative projects that develop sustainable solutions to critical issues in communities across the state. Explore our programs to learn more.
The Class of 2022 didn’t have it easy. They worked through the pandemic and all of the upheavals it caused to cross those stages, and we are beyond proud of them.
Learn how to navigate our campus, register for classes and access campus support services at New Student Orientation. You will also meet your new classmates and build meaningful connections.
At Kean, we believe in a smarter approach to education that pairs world-class instruction in our classrooms and labs across the globe with real-world professional experience that leads to career success. As one of the most diverse institutions in the nation, Kean offers a place for everyone. Find your path at Kean.
With more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70-plus graduate options, Kean offers on-campus academic programs in Union, Jefferson, Toms River and Manahawkin, New Jersey, as well as in Wenzhou, China.
Excellence and Affordability
Kean is New Jersey's most affordable comprehensive university. We promise equity, access and excellence in higher education. The Garden State Guarantee is helping us fulfill that promise.
Learn anywhere, any time through our top ranked online degree programs. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate options that accommodate your schedule.
U.S. News ranks Kean among the best for social mobility.
Kean graduates owe less than the national average.
Kean University is recognized as one of the most innovative in the country.
Kean is minutes away from New York City