Kean University (Kean)

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Kean University can be found in Union, NJ, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over seventeen thousand students are enrolled at Kean University.

The majority of students admitted to Kean have scored between 810 to 1000 on the SAT exam. Kean University sends acceptance letters to roughly 80 percent of applicants each year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 38 percent registered for enrollment. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Kean acceptance rate 2015 will be around 72%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Kean Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Kean University was reported as 80.4% in Fall 2013 with over 4,950 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Kean University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 66.6%
  • 2010-2011: 62.0%
  • 2011-2012: 70.1%
  • 2012-2013: 68.4%
  • 2013-2014: 80.4%
  • Projected Kean Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 72.2%

How Does Kean Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Kean University is forty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Seton Hall University79.2%
New Jersey Institute of Technology65.5%
Rutgers University-Newark54.0%
CUNY College of Staten Island99.8%
New Jersey City University41.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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