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Public Administration at Kean University

What traits are you looking for in a public admin school? To help you decide if Kean University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's public admin program.

Kean is located in Union, New Jersey and approximately 14,064 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,562 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Kean University in 2021, 33 of them were public administration majors.

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

Kean Public Administration Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Admin
  • Master’s Degree in Public Admin

Kean Public Administration Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks public admin 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 public admin major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Administration. 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 Public Administration Master’s Degree Schools 90
Best Public Administration Schools 256

In 2021, 38 students received their master’s degree in public admin from Kean. This makes it the #91 most popular school for public admin master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Kean Public Admin Graduates

The median salary of public admin students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $30,940. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $42,063 for all public admin students.


Public Admin Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean Public Administration Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 33 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Kean in 2020-2021, 30% were men and 70% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 16% more racial-ethnic minorities in its public admin 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 public admin.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Kean Public Administration Master’s Program

63% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 38 students who earned a master's degree in Public Administration from Kean in 2020-2021, 37% were men and 63% were women.


In the public admin master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 82% of degree recipients. That is 40% 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 public admin.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 6
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Public Admin Grads May Go Into

A degree in public admin 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
General and Operations Managers 43,070 $167,600
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 5,530 $124,130
Social and Community Service Managers 3,370 $88,570


*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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