Kean Online Ranked Top 10 in New Jersey by Value Colleges


Union, N.J. - Value Colleges recently named Kean University to their list of the Top 10 Best Online Colleges in New Jersey. Among the colleges recognized, Kean offers the most affordable tuition. The listing is part of an effort to highlight the most affordable, highest-quality online degree options for college students across the country.

“With more and more working adult and professional students choosing online degree programs, prospective students will benefit from a comprehensive listing detailing the accredited reputable options in their home states,” said Carrie Sealey-Morris, lead editor, Value Colleges.

Kean Online offers degree programs in business, criminal justice and nursing. Kean has established cooperative partnerships with New Jersey’s community colleges to facilitate their student’s transition into online bachelor’s completion programs.

“Kean prides itself on being New Jersey’s most affordable comprehensive university by providing world-class education that’s taught face-to-face and online through Kean Online,” said Marsha McCarthy, Acting Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management, Kean University. “Kean’s first cohort of online students started taking classes in in January 2016. The fact the Value Colleges recognized the programs so quickly speaks to the quality and affordability of our online offerings.”

Value Colleges creates detailed guides designed to answer the complex financial and professional questions of college students. Value Colleges Best Online ranking is based on regional accreditation, institutional reputation, annual cost and number of online programs.


Founded in 1855, Kean University has become one of the largest metropolitan institutions of higher education in the region, with a richly diverse student, faculty and staff population. Kean continues to play a key role in the training of teachers and is a hub of educational, technological and cultural enrichment serving nearly 15,000 students. The Nathan Weiss Graduate College offers four doctorate degree programs and more than 60 options for graduate study leading to master’s degrees, professional diplomas or certifications. The University’s six undergraduate colleges offer 50 undergraduate degrees over a full range of academic subjects. With campuses in Union and Toms River, New Jersey, and Wenzhou, China, Kean University furthers its mission by providing an affordable, accessible and world-class education. Visit Kean online at

Photo Caption: Value Colleges recently named Kean University to their list of the Top 10 Best Online Colleges in New Jersey.

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