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Kean University’s campus spans over 180 acres of metropolitan Union County.  Want to see Kean University first-hand? Scroll down to learn more about our upcoming events and register to attend!

Kean is just 30 minutes from bustling New York City, and a short distance from Newark Liberty International Airport.  The campus is easily accessible via car, bus, and rail transportation.  The Union Train Station services New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley line, and is only a two minute walk to campus. 

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Undergraduate Open House
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You will experience all that Kean has to offer at our Undergraduate Open House!  You'll tour our tree-lined, 185-acre campus, and meet our world-class faculty, students, and staff. Prospective students will learn about our 50+ academic programs, explore student clubs at our University Expo, and discover the robust students services we provide across campus. You'll also have the opportunity to explore our state-of-the-art academic buildings and facilities, as well as our highly regarded residence halls. 

Please check back soon for our next Undergraduate Open House!

You'll be able to register right from this page.

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Kean Information Session & Tour
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Get all the details on what it means to be a Kean student through an information session and tour hosted by Kean Student Ambassadors! This campus visit lasts approximately two hours, and is highlighted by a walking tour of our beautiful, tree-lined campus. You'll also learn about our extensive student services, clubs and extracurricular opportunities, and options to study abroad.  This event is designedfor individual students and their families, and is offered throughout the week and on Saturdays.  Large groups looking to schedule a campus visit should click on “Group Tours” below.

Don't wait - our sessions fill up quickly!

Click here to register for an upcoming KIST

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Kean Transfer Information Session
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Join us for an upcoming Kean University Transfer Information Session! These sessions provide our prospective transfer students all the information they need to enroll. We discuss several topics that are important to transfer students, including transferring credits, academic advising, and most importantly, how you take the next steps to becoming a Kean Cougar!

The information sessions deliver specific details on the enrollment process, and both accepted and prospective students are invited to attend. For students who have applied, or are thinking about doing so, be sure to ask us about how you can participate in an instant decision following the presentation!

Kean University Transfer Information Session is hosted in the Dave Gibbons Conference Center, located in Kean Hall, Room 127. To register for an upcoming date, please click the link below. 

Tuesday, July 18th
Tuesday, July 25th


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Educational Opportunity Fund [EOF] Information Day
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This information session is focused on the Exceptional Educational Opportunities (EEO)/Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program, and will provide you the opportunity to tour our world-class campus and residence halls.  Along with your EEO/EOF Program presentation and campus tour, you can:

  • Submit your Kean University on-line application or Common Application indicating “EEO/EOF” Freshman
  • Submit your H.S. Transcript and SAT/ACT scores
  • Submit essays and letters of recommendation
  • Learn tips on filing your FAFSA
  • Submit household financial Information (IRS TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT)
  • Create a instant Video Personal Statement

These sessions are limited and fill up quickly!

Please check back for our next information session

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Financing Your Degree
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This session is focused on financing your education at Kean University. As the most affordable comprehensive university in New Jersey, we work with students and their families to provide the most financial support and assistance possible. Numerous programs exist to help world-class students like you obtain a college education. 

Managers from the offices of Financial Aid, Scholarships, Student Accounting, and Admissions will be available to provide you with information on financial aid including Federal and state grants (money that need not be repaid), scholarships, low-interest loans, payment plans, and the Federal College Work-Study Program. Even though you may not think you qualify for financial assistance, the facts may surprise you.

Check-in takes place at the Dave Gibbons Conference Center in Kean Hall, Room 127, begnning at 6:30 p.m. Campus tours are available for early bird arrivals, and light refreshments will be served.

Don't wait - our sessions are limited!

Click here to register for Financing Your Degree!


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Freshman Accelerated Admission Appointments
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Appointments are available for freshman applicants to fast-track the application and admission process into a single day.  Students meet one-on-one with their Admissions Counselor to complete their freshman application, submit their official hard-copy high school transcript, and copies of their SAT/ACT score reports. Students with a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher are qualified to participate in this event, and will receive a $75 application fee waiver. 

Appointments are required to receive an accelerated review. 

Click here to contact your counselor and create an appointment!

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Transfer Tuesday IDD
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Appointments are available for transfer applicants to fast-track the application and admission process into a single day.  Students meet one-on-one with their Admissions Counselor to complete their transfer application, submit their official hard-copy/electronic transcript, and fulfill supplemental application requirements. Students with a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher are qualified to participate in this event, and receive a $75 application fee waiver. 

Register today for an upcoming date, and we'll contact you to schedule an appointment!

Click here to register for an upcoming Transfer Tuesday

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Kean Student for a Day
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High school juniors and seniors are welcome to participate in our Kean Student for a Day series! During this full-day event, future Cougars have the opportunity to learn first hand what it's like to be a Kean student within one of our six world-class colleges. Highlights from the day include:

  • Attending a current Kean class
  • Connecting with Kean student leaders
  • Interacting with our world-class professors
  • Touring our beautiful campus and residence halls

Select from an upcoming date below, or schedule a personalized experience!

Kean Student For A Day: Michael Graves College       Contact Kristina Junkroft at to schedule your personalized visit 
Kean Student For A Day: New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics  Contact Judy April at to schedule your personalized visit


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Graduate Student Visits
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The Nathan Weiss Graduate College now offers 2 Doctoral degrees, 2 Professional diplomas, over 60 Master’s degrees, and over 20 Certification programs. Many of our programs hold national accreditation within their fields and are leaders in the advancement of technology and research. With all these options you have the opportunity to reach your current academic goals, and perhaps create new ones. Visit us to learn where a world-class education takes you.

Click here to view our upcoming Graduate events

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Group Tours
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Are you interested in scheduling a tour for 10 or more students? Please fill out our Group Tour Interest Form, and our team will be in touch to help find a date that fits your schedule.

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