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-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
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ
Graduate School Students2,189 students
90 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$17,356
Out-of-State$22,318
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 43 Graduate Programs
32 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 $765 for New Jersey residents and $919 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$15,752$20,714
Fees$1,604$1,604
Cost per Credit$765$919
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)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$16,472$16,801$17,133$17,476$17,356
Out-of-State$21,147$21,570$21,998$22,438$22,318

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Kean University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 125 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
Total59851-21
Men14211-1
Women45640-20
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
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,309 students enrolled in Kean University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,189 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 487 male and 1,702 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,049 full-time and 1,140 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 90 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 35 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,189
Men Students487
Women Students1,702
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,189
Full-time Students1,049
Part-time Students1,140
By race/ethnicity 917 White, 439 Black, and 101 Asian students are attending at Kean University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,189
American Indian /
Native American
4
Asian101
Black439
Hispanic477
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
4
White917
Two or more races29
Un-Known179
5 students are younger than 22 and 428 students are older than 65. The school has 1,186 students aged between 22 and 30 and 570 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,189
21 & Under5
22-24521
25-29665
30-34337
35-39233
40 & Over428
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, 90 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 35 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,189
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses90
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses35
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,064
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses90
New Jersey Resident82
Other State In U.S.8
Outside of U.S.0


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