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Geological & Earth Sciences at Kean University

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Geological & Earth Sciences at Kean University

Every geological and earth sciences school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the geology program at Kean University stacks up to those at other schools.

Kean is located in Union, New Jersey and has a total student population of 14,064. In 2021, 13 geology majors received their bachelor's degree from Kean.

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

Kean Geological & Earth Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology

Kean Geological & Earth Sciences Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The geology major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Geological & Earth Sciences. 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 Geological & Earth Sciences Schools 45

Earnings of Kean Geology Graduates

The median salary of geology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $41,636. This is 14% higher than $36,478, which is the national average for all geology bachelor's degree recipients.


Geology Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean Geological & Earth Sciences Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
77% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 23% of geology bachelor's degrees went to men and 77% went to women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 55% more racial-ethnic minorities in its geology 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 geology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Geology Grads May Go Into

A degree in geology 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
Geoscientists 220 $98,050
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 110 $101,940
Hydrologists 90 $109,910


*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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