Study at Kean UniversityKean University was formerly known as the Kean College of New Jersey and was established in 1855. This large liberal arts state university occupies 150 acres of land. The university is recognized for its physical therapy and education programs. It has 7 colleges under it:
Kean University has six residence halls:
- College of Business and Public Administration
- College of Education
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences
- Nathan Weiss Graduate College
- New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics Education
- School of Visual and Performing Arts
The university's official colors are white, baby blue and navy blue, and the mascot is the Cougar. Men's and women's sports include basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer and outdoor track and field. Petter Villegas, soccer player; Devon Storm, professional wrestler; and Bruce Williams, an American businessman, are among the famous alumni of the university.
- Bartlett Hall
- Burch Hall
- Dougall Hall
- Rogers Hall
- Sozio Hall
- Whiteman Hall
Profile of Kean University
Union, NJ is home to Kean. Union is a small city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Kean go up to the Post-Master's certificate.
Students commonly pursue studies in education and teaching and family and social work.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 520.
Kean has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
Kean has 13, 394 enrolled students .
The school values student athletics, and belongs to the New Jersey Athletic Conference.
Kean Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Education and Teaching||760||elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, special ed, educational administration, physical education teaching, school Counselling, education of speech impaired, special education, . . . |
|Business and Management||466||business management, accounting, marketing, finance, management science, business administration|
|Liberal Arts||285||history, English, sociology, Spanish language, political science, economics, liberal arts and sciences|
|Therapy and Counselling||246||psychology, cognitive psychology, school psychology, psychology courses, educational psychology, marriage and family therapy|
|Family and Social Work||177||public administration, social work|
|Science||107||biology, geology, chemistry, biotechnology|
|Media||101||communication studies, printing management, public relations|
|Security and Law Enforcement||75||criminal justice and administration|
|Design||74||interior design, design and visual communication, industrial design|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||51||nursing science, nursing administration|
|Computer Science and Engineering||41||computer and info science, computer networking|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||41||parks and recreation management, occupational therapy, athletic trainer, exercise science|
|Mathematics||39||mathematics, mathematics and statistics|
|Art Studies||29||art studies|
|Medical administration||15||medical records admin|
|Fine Arts||12||fine arts, art history and criticism|
|Engineering Technician||10||electronics tech, manufacturing tech|
|Photography and Commercial Art||8||film studies|
|Medical Support and Technology||6||clinical lab tech|
|Drama and Performing Arts||4||drama|
|Religion and Philosophy||4||philosophy and religious studies|
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