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Accounting at Kean University

If you plan to study accounting, take a look at what Kean University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Kean is located in Union, New Jersey and approximately 14,064 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 121 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from Kean.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Accounting section at the bottom of this page.

Kean Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

Online Classes Are Available at Kean

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Kean does offer online courses in accounting for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Kean Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at Kean compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Accounting. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 106
Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 121
Most Popular Accounting Schools 174
Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 186

In 2021, 14 students received their master’s degree in accounting from Kean. This makes it the #332 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from Kean Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $49,189. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 6% higher than the national average of $46,292 for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.


Accounting Student Demographics at Kean

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Kean University.

Kean Accounting Bachelor’s Program

52% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 121 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting from Kean. About 48% were men and 52% were women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Kean since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% more racial-ethnic minorities in its accounting bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Kean University with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 29
White 39
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Kean Accounting Master’s Program

50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 14 students who earned a master's degree in Accounting from Kean in 2020-2021, 50% were men and 50% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. Kean does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 8% more men than average.


In the accounting master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 14% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Kean University with a master's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Kean also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Accounting Grads May Go Into

A degree in accounting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Kean University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43,380 $46,860
Accountants and Auditors 37,370 $90,400
Financial Managers 21,340 $175,880
Financial Analysts 10,560 $106,100
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 4,130 $47,450


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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