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Nursing at Kean University

If you plan to study nursing, 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 has a total student population of 14,064. In 2021, 49 nursing majors received their bachelor's degree from Kean.

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

Kean Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Doctorate Degree in Nursing

Kean Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing 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 nursing major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. 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
Best Value Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 206
Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 346
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 977
Most Popular Nursing Schools 1,136
Most Focused Nursing Schools 1,869

In 2021, 10 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Kean. This makes it the #466 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 3 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #327 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Kean Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $83,745. This is 33% higher than $62,880, which is the national average for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Nursing Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean Nursing Bachelor’s Program

86% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 49 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing from Kean. About 14% were men and 86% were women. The typical nursing bachelor's degree program is made up of only 13% men. So male students are more repesented at Kean since its program graduates 1% more men than average.


About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at Kean are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing 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 nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 27
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Kean Nursing Master’s Program

80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 10 students earned a master's degree in nursing from Kean. About 80% of these graduates were women and the other 20% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in nursing each year. Kean does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 7% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Kean also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2021, 3 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing 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
Registered Nurses 79,530 $82,750
Medical and Health Services Managers 11,260 $116,750
Nurse Practitioners 5,900 $122,100
Nursing Instructors and Professors 2,000 $89,950
Nurse Midwives 180 $113,980


*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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