Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Social Work at Kean University

Find Schools Near

Social Work at Kean University

Every social work school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the social work 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.

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

Kean Social Work Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work

Kean Social Work Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

In 2021, 60 students received their master’s degree in social work from Kean. This makes it the #159 most popular school for social work master’s degree candidates in the country.

Social Work Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean Social Work Master’s Program

88% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of social work master's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.


In the social work master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 82% of degree recipients. That is 37% 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 social work.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

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

Careers That Social Work Grads May Go Into

A degree in social work 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
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 5,060 $67,700
Marriage and Family Therapists 4,150 $72,380
Social and Community Service Managers 3,370 $88,570
Healthcare Social Workers 3,120 $64,570
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 2,790 $73,810


*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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.