Tuition & Fees

$7,270

$18,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
51%
400-499
39%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,696
Declined + 9,806
Total Received 16,502
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Public

13,319

undergraduate students

2,075

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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Location

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 15,394
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: 8,622,698); 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
51%
400-499
39%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%

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

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,696
Declined + 9,806
Total Received 16,502

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Secondary school record

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Vincent Papandrea
Director of Admissions
P: 212 237-8866
F: 212 237-8777
admissions@jjay.cuny.edu

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,697

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,730
Room & board $4,390
Additional fees $540
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $13,024
Average Financial Aid - $8,697
Total with Avg. Aid $4,327
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 212 237-8156
financialaid@jjay.cuny.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sylvia Lopez-Crespo
Director of Financial Aid
sylopez@jjay.cuny.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Riflery

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Athletic Directors

Carol Kashow (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

School colors
navy blue and light blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Cell/Molecular Biology
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
Toxicology
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

15,394

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

13,319
students

Female
58%
7,659

Male
42%
5,660

13%

2,075
students

Female
55%
1,133

Male
45%
942

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

10,740
students

Female
61%
6,462

Male
39%
4,278

20%

2,579
students

Female
47%
1,197

Male
53%
1,382

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
43%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

19%

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 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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 91
Countries most often represented Colombia
Jamaica
Mexico
Poland
Trinidad And Tobago
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Eli Cohen
International Students Admissions
212 393-6337
ecohen@jjay.cuny.edu

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