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Kean University

Affordability and Cost

Kean is New Jersey's most affordable comprehensive university. We promise equity, access, excellence and affordability in higher education.

Tuition and Fees

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Social Mobility

Kean is nationally ranked for social mobility.

Lower Debt

Kean students graduate with lower debt than the national average.

Tuition-Free for Eligible Students

You may qualify to complete your degree at no cost.

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Financial Aid

For additional information about applying for aid, types of assistance and program details visit the Office of Financial Aid.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

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Kean’s commitment to affordability is supported through its Kean Tuition Promise and the Garden State Guarantee. Incoming freshmen students can benefit from the Kean Tuition Promise program, designed to cover up to full tuition and fees for the first two years of study. After that period the Garden State Guarantee provides full tuition and fees for students who have 60+ college credits. All new and current students are also eligible to apply for Kean University Foundation Scholarships.

Kean Tuition Promise

Garden State Guarantee