CUNY -- John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY

CUNY -- John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$7,270

$14,940

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
52%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
53%
400-499
33%
300-399
2%

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,331
Declined 12,233
Total Received 20,564
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Public

13,746

undergraduate students

2,134

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,880
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
1.4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Auxiliary University Program
  • Student Athlete Advisory Community Club
  • Environmental Club
  • Law Society
  • Artists United

Top Events

  • Annual Commencement
  • College Group Tour
  • Orientations
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
52%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
53%
400-499
33%
300-399
2%

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline May 31
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.97

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,331
Declined 12,233
Total Received 20,564

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminology
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fire Services Administration
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science and Technology
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Latin American Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Legal Studies, General
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Public Administration
Securities Services Administration/Management
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Toxicology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

15,880

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

13,746
students

Female
59%
8,072

Male
41%
5,674

13%

2,134
students

Female
51%
1,086

Male
49%
1,048

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

11,200
students

Female
60%
6,707

Male
40%
4,493

19%

2,546
students

Female
54%
1,365

Male
46%
1,181

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 30%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
44%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,998

Transfer students enrolled

13%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 31

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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