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General Psychology at Kean University

If you are interested in studying general psychology, 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 approximately 14,064 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 415 psychology majors received their bachelor's degree from Kean.

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

Kean General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology

Online Classes Are Available at Kean

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Kean does offer online education options in psychology for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Kean General Psychology Rankings

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

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 psychology major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Psychology. 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 Online General Psychology Schools 11
Best Value General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 89
Best General Psychology Schools 127
Best Value General Psychology Master’s Degree Schools 148

In 2021, 40 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Kean. This makes it the #29 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Kean Psychology Graduates

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $30,347. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 6% higher than the national average of $28,637 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


Psychology Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

84% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 415 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Psychology from Kean in 2020-2021, 16% were men and 84% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its psychology 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 psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 96
Hispanic or Latino 118
White 137
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 47

Kean General Psychology Master’s Program

78% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 40 students who graduated with a master’s in psychology from Kean in 2021, 23% were men and 78% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 20% men graduate in psychology each year. Kean does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 2% more men than average.


In the psychology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 60% of degree recipients. That is 13% 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 psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 12
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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

Careers That Psychology Grads May Go Into

A degree in psychology 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
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 3,760 $98,470
Psychology Professors 1,150 $99,670
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 30 $119,700


*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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