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Chemistry at Kean University

If you are interested in studying chemistry, you may want to check out the program at Kean University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Kean is located in Union, New Jersey and has a total student population of 14,064. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 8 students received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Kean.

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

Kean Chemistry Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

Kean Chemistry Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks chemistry programs across the country. The following shows how Kean performed in these rankings.

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 chemistry major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Chemistry. 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 Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 114
Best Value Chemistry Schools 122
Most Popular Chemistry Schools 548

Earnings of Kean Chemistry Graduates

The median salary of chemistry students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $32,365. This is less than $37,104, which is the national average of all chemistry majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Chemistry Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean Chemistry Bachelor’s Program

25% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 8 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Kean in 2020-2021, 75% were men and 25% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 27% more racial-ethnic minorities in its chemistry 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 chemistry.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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

Careers That Chemistry Grads May Go Into

A degree in chemistry 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
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Chemists 7,460 $96,100
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,670 $80,350
Physics Postsecondary Professors 460 $113,400


*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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