Graduate Programs Overview

Kean University is a four-years, public school located in Union, New Jersey. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $17,476 for New Jersey residents and $22,438 for other students in average.

It offers forty-three graduate programs: 32 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 598 students have been conferred Master's degree and 51 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameKean University
Typefour-years, public
Address1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ
Graduate School Students2,378 students
96 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$17,476
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 43 Graduate Programs
32 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 3 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Kean University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For New Jersey residents, the tuition & fees are $17,476 and $22,438 for non-New Jersey residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $765 for New Jersey residents and $919 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$765$919
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$14,834 (On-Campus) / $9,074 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,281 (On-Campus) / $3,580 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$35,591$40,553
Off-Campus Total$31,130$36,092
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Kean University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 43 major areas - 31 Master's (1 online programs), 6 Doctorate , 2 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,064 students enrolled in Kean University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,378 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 518 male and 1,860 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,180 full-time and 1,198 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 96 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 35 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students518
Women Students1,860
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,180
Part-time Students1,198
By race/ethnicity 971 White, 458 Black, and 113 Asian students are attending at Kean University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races31
7 students are younger than 22 and 469 students are older than 65. The school has 1,263 students aged between 22 and 30 and 639 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under7
40 & Over469
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Kean University, 96 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 35 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,378
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses96
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses35
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,247
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses96
New Jersey Resident95
Other State In U.S.1
Outside of U.S.0

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