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Political Science & Government at Kean University

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Political Science & Government at Kean University

If you are interested in studying political science and government, 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. Of the 2,562 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Kean University in 2021, 16 of them were political science and government majors.

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

Kean Political Science & Government Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Kean Political Science & Government Rankings

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

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.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The political science major at Kean is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Political Science & Government. 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 Political Science & Government Master’s Degree Schools 190

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in political science from Kean. This is the #191 most popular school for political science master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Kean Political Science Graduates

The median salary of political science students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kean is $28,574. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $33,089 for all political science students.


Political Science Student Demographics at Kean

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

Kean Political Science & Government Bachelor’s Program

69% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The political science program at Kean awarded 16 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 31% of these degrees went to men with the other 69% going to women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 17% more racial-ethnic minorities in its political science 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 political science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Political Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in political science 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
Economics Professors 340 $117,220
Economists 180 $100,500


*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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