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I had the best time of my lifeQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
I had the best time of my life (so far) at KU and learned a great deal while having fun. Went to KU and lived on campus. I was involved in the Frat life on and closely off campus. Classes were challenging and prepared me very well for the work environment. I decided to attend KU over Rutgers because of class size. At Kean every professor new me in their class and I had an opportunity to dialogue with each prof. one-on-one. Something not possible at other schools. If you want a small town type atmosphere and great learning experience about 1 hour away from the big city (NYC) then you may want to consider this school. Oh did I also mention that I am not like 25K in debt…the cost of the school is great if you can get in. One bad note is that the surrounding city is a dump to say the least(but alot of collge towns are look at New Brunswick). But you have the train into NYC and if live on campus or live with a group off campus you'll have no worries.
4th Year Female -- Class 2000
Individual Value: A+, Surrounding City: D
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This is by far the worst school iveHistory/Histories (art history/etc.)
This is by far the worst school ive ever encountered. 90% of students commute, so for the other 10% of you who live on campus, you'll make it through. Coming from other parts of NJ or even out of state, this school is absolutely terrible providing things to do. No life in the dorms whatsoever. Surrounding city is Newark, what more can I say? Average student GPA is around a 2.5, meaning a degree from here is as good as used toilet water. The food and dining hall service is absolutely terrible. The faculty and administation is some of the rudest people ive ever dealt with in my life, especially the Registrars office. School is notorious for losing paperwork, so expect to know the administration on a first name basis. Paper plates and self serve on weekends at the dining hall. Not to mention less than 50 people eat there. School is totally segregated. Campus is closed on weekends, and extremely small. They are constantly constructing around campus, they shut off heat and water for days at a time in the dorms, and theres always huge plumes of steam coming from the ground. In my opinion, there are community colleges that are a hell of alot more reputable than this joke of a school. Dry campus, not to mention its only 6 buildings that house around 1,000 at most. VERY STRICT in the dorms, if youre caught drinking you may have done yourself a favor, hopefully you got kicked out. Parking is horrendous. If youre a commuter then I can see why this school can be rated so fairly but if you live on campus, expect to be HEAVILY disappointed. To sum up the school in one word? GHETTO. Dont come here unless youre getting paid to do it.
Male -- Class 2000
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I was a transfer student to Kean andNot so brightBiology
I was a transfer student to Kean and I am currently in the biology department. There are new faculty and most of the courses are challenging. Kean has had above average success in getting students into post graduate medical programs (Dentistry, PT, Occupational therapy, and medicine). I've been very happy at Kean.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2009
Faculty Accessibility: A, Campus Maintenance: C+
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