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Kean University

New Jersey

Kean University is located in Union, New Jersey, only 40 minutes from New York by New Jersey Transit. It is the third-largest public university in New Jersey. Kean University is home to the Liberty Hall Museum, a historic landmark housing some of the last undiscovered treasures of the American Revolution.
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Key Facts


13 – 17 years


15 contact hours per week


Groups & Individuals


University Campus




200 max beds per week


  • 40 minutes from New York City
  • Visit Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Central Park and more
  • Fantastic spaces for indoor and outdoor activities

About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (the programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Average class size: 15
  • Visit multiple iconic sites of New York
  • 2 full-day excursions*
  • 4 half-day excursions*


*In a two-week programme



Instead of General English, you can choose to study Employability English. This is a business focused syllabus for students aged 14+ and with a minimum level B1. It also consists of two local business visits.

Please note: sufficient demand is required to run this programme and please advise us at time of booking.

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28 June


09 August

1 – 6

week programmes available

Kean University


Sports: Harwood Arena has a swimming pool, basketball and volleyball courts, and an indoor running track. Additionally, there are four tennis courts and four half basketball courts next to the accommodation facilities.

Other: Indoor and outdoor spaces for interactive activities including conversation classes, international evenings, discos and more.


Twin apartment configuration with each apartment has two double occupancy bedrooms, a bathroom and kitchenette. Wi-Fi available in the accommodation.

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Kean University

1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083, USA

Statue of Liberty

New York, NY 10004, USA Times Square = Manhattan, NY 10036, USA

Central Park

50 85th St Transverse, New York, NY 10128, USA

Empire State Building

14 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001, USA

Newark Airport

3 Brewster Rd, Newark, NJ 07114, USA

John F. Kennedy International Airport

JFK Terminal 4, Queens, NY 11430, USA

Location guide

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test and Lesson 1On-site ActivitiesWelcome Disco
Day 3Lesson 2Excursion to Visitor's Centre, NY Public Library, Rockefeller Centre, St Pat's Cathedral, Radio City Music HallVisit to and NBC Studio Store, dinner in NYC and Top of the Rock
Day 4Lesson 3On-site ActivitiesOn-site Activities
Day 5Lesson 4Half day excursion to NY Museum of Modern Art & Flatiron BuildingDinner in NYC and Times Square at Night
Day 6Lesson 5On-site ActivitiesDisco
Day 7Full day excursion to American Museum of Natural HistoryFull day excursion to American Museum of Natural HistoryLincoln Center, Central Park West, Columbus Circle
Day 8Full day excursion to Statue of Liberty and Ellis IslandFull day excursion to Statue of Liberty and Ellis IslandWorld Trade Centre Memorial, St Paul's Church, Trinity Church, Wall Street, NYSE and Federal Hall
Day 9Lesson 6On-site ActivitiesInternational Night
Day 10Lesson 7On-site ActivitiesOn-site Activities
Day 11Lesson 8Half day excursion to City Hall, Walk Brooklyn BridgeDinner in NYC walk the NY High Line to Times Square
Day 12Lesson 9On-site ActivitiesTalent Show / Disco
Day 13Lesson 10Jackie O Reservoir, Central Park East, Museum MileEvening in SOHO & Final Shopping
Day 14Optional dayOptional dayOptional day
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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The use of Kean’s name is strictly for the purpose of identifying the location at which Oxford International Junior Programmes are delivered. Oxford International Junior Programmes have no affiliation with Kean and Kean is not involved in or responsible for the quality, suitability, delivery or other aspects of Oxford International Junior Programmes in any way.