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Tuition & Fees

$6,810

$17,280

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
53%
300-399
13%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
36%
400-499
48%
300-399
8%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,971
Declined + 6,427
Total Received 13,398
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Public

12,969

undergraduate students

1,763

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Forensic Psychology
  3. Social Sciences
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Codes

SAT 2115

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School Facts

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a public institution of Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice. Founded in 1964, it grew out of a program of higher education for New York City police officers. Its campus is located in the Lincoln Center area of Manhattan.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,732
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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New York, NY

Half-acre campus in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,405,837); branch campuses in Fort Totten and Westpoint. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

CUNY — John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
53%
300-399
13%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
36%
400-499
48%
300-399
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
May 31
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,971
Declined + 6,427
Total Received 13,398

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact


P: 212 237-8866
F: 212 237-8777
admissions@jjay.cuny.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $35,645,053
State $22,032,535
Institutional $700,000
Other external $25,000
Total $58,402,588

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

School colors
navy blue and light blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Cell/Molecular Biology
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science/Information Security
Correctional Studies
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Management
Criminology
Deviant Behavior/Social Control
Digital Forensics/Cyber Security
Economics
English
Fire Science
Fire Services Administration
Forensic Mental Health Counseling
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science
Fraud Examination/Financial Forensics
Gender Studies
Global History
Inspection/Oversight
International Crime/Justice
International Criminal Justice
Justice Studies
Latin American/Latina Studies
Law/Society
Legal Studies
Philosophy
Police Science
Political Science
Protection Management
Psychology/Law
Public Administration
Public Policy/Administration
Security Management
Sociology
Spanish
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Undergraduate

88%

12,969
students

Female
57%
7,393

Male
43%
5,576

Graduate

12%

1,763
students

Female
56%
986

Male
44%
777

undergraduateFull-time

78%

10,130
students

Female
57%
5,771

Male
43%
4,359

undergraduatePart-time

22%

2,839
students

Female
58%
1,622

Male
42%
1,217

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
40%
Hispanic/Latino
22%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 87
Countries most often represented Colombia
Jamaica
Mexico
Poland
Trinidad And Tobago
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Elaine Thompson
International Students Admissions
212 313-6440
ethompson@jjay.cuny.edu

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