Kean University

Union, NJ

Kean University says, "Through GE coursework, students in all majors have common educational experiences and opportunities to acquire and develop the values, skills and knowledge associated with a broad liberal arts and sciences education to support students in their pursuit of an academic major and career." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:11,812
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:21%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,870 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,637 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History" section of the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "General Foundations Math" and the "Science and Mathematics" requirements may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Kean University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/08/2017


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