Graduate Programs Overview

Kean University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Union, New Jersey. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $17,356 for New Jersey residents and $22,318 for other students in average.

It offers forty-one graduate programs: 31 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 607 students have been conferred Master's degree and 20 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameKean University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ
Graduate School Students2,232 students
111 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$17,356
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 41 Graduate Programs
31 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 3 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $17,356 and $22,318 for non-New Jersey residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $748 for New Jersey residents and $902 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$748$902
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$14,472 (On-Campus) / $10,964 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,281 (On-Campus) / $3,580 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$35,109$40,071
Off-Campus Total$32,900$37,862
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Kean University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 41 major areas - 30 Master's (2 online programs), 5 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.
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,056 students enrolled in Kean University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,232 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 498 male and 1,734 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,065 full-time and 1,167 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 111 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 45 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students498
Women Students1,734
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,065
Part-time Students1,167
By race/ethnicity 929 White, 456 Black, and 104 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 races42
4 students are younger than 22 and 460 students are older than 65. The school has 1,189 students aged between 22 and 30 and 579 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under4
40 & Over460
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, 111 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 45 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,232
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses111
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses45
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,076
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses111
New Jersey Resident102
Other State In U.S.9
Outside of U.S.0

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