2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Kean University is $12,445 for New Jersey residents and $19,621 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees is $12,297 for New Jersey residents and $19,472 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been decreased by -1.19% for New Jersey residents and decreased by -0.76% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs decreased by 1.93% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs decreased by 0.05% from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are higher than the average amount ($9,441) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($19,436 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$12,595 $19,771$17,083
2020-2021$12,445$19,621$16,753
Change % 2020-2021-1.19%-0.76%-1.93%
2021-2022$12,297$19,472$16,429
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $17,356 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $22,318 for the academic year 2020-2021.
The graduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees at Kean University is $17,237 for New Jersey residents and $22,199 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been decreased by -0.69% for New Jersey residents and decreased by -0.53% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount ($10,366) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($18,206 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$17,476 $22,438$17,083
2020-2021$17,356$22,318$16,753
Change % 2020-2021-0.69%-0.53%-1.93%
2021-2022$17,237$22,199$16,429
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Kean University.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$382$601
2019-2020$389$613
2020-2021$396$625
Graduate2018-2019$734$885
2019-2020$748$902
2020-2021$762$919
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $38,000 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $48,400 for Kean University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$38,000$39,300$37,100
7 Years After Graduation$40,500--
8 Years After Graduation$43,400--
9 Years After Graduation$46,300--
10 Years After Graduation$48,400$55,500$44,100

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at Kean University?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $50,631 for New Jersey residents and $80,026 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Kean University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$12,530$12,615$12,700$12,786$50,631
Out-of-State$19,774$19,928$20,084$20,240$80,026
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$12,615$12,700$12,786$12,873$50,975
Out-of-State$19,928$20,084$20,240$20,398$80,650
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$12,700$12,786$12,873$12,961$51,321
Out-of-State$20,084$20,240$20,398$20,557$81,279
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$12,786$12,873$12,961$13,049$51,669
Out-of-State$20,240$20,398$20,557$20,717$81,913
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$12,873$12,961$13,049$13,137$52,020
Out-of-State$20,398$20,557$20,717$20,879$82,551
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated 4-years COA is $123,264 for New Jersey residents and $152,660 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Kean University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Kean University.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$30,432$30,680$31,019$31,362$123,264
Out-of-State$37,677$37,994$38,323$38,666$152,660
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$30,680$30,940$31,283$31,630$124,327
Out-of-State$37,994$38,323$38,666$39,020$154,003
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$30,940$31,212$31,559$31,911$125,437
Out-of-State$38,323$38,666$39,020$39,385$155,395
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$31,212$31,495$31,847$32,203$126,589
Out-of-State$38,666$39,020$39,385$39,762$156,833
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$31,495$31,789$32,145$32,506$127,784
Out-of-State$39,020$39,385$39,762$40,148$158,315
Last year, 55% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $95,420 for New Jersey residents and $124,816 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Kean University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Kean University.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$23,471$23,719$24,058$24,401$95,420
Out-of-State$30,716$31,033$31,362$31,705$124,816
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$23,719$23,979$24,322$24,669$96,483
Out-of-State$31,033$31,362$31,705$32,059$126,159
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$23,979$24,251$24,598$24,950$97,593
Out-of-State$31,362$31,705$32,059$32,424$127,551
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$24,251$24,534$24,886$25,242$98,745
Out-of-State$31,705$32,059$32,424$32,801$128,989
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$24,534$24,828$25,184$25,545$99,940
Out-of-State$32,059$32,424$32,801$33,187$130,471

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Kean University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Kean University 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$12,445$1,000$16,753$19,621$1,000 $16,753
Graduate$17,356 $1,000$16,753$22,318 $1,000$16,753

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