John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$7,470

$15,420

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
510
75th
580
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
25
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,869
Declined 13,152
Total Received 21,021
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Public

16,900

undergraduate students

2,653

graduate students

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School Facts

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a public institution of liberal arts and criminal justice and a senior member of the City University of New York school system. 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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 19,553
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
510
75th
580
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
25
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 31
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,869
Declined 13,152
Total Received 21,021

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,294

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,930
Additional fees $540
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $8,834
Average Financial Aid - $8,294
Total with Avg. Aid $540

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, riflery.

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Cell Biology and Anatomy. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes
Computational Science. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Corrections Administration. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes yes
Corrections. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes yes
Criminology. yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation. yes
Fire Science/Fire-fighting. yes
Fire Services Administration. yes
Forensic Psychology. yes yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other. yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Securities Services Administration/Management. yes yes yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Toxicology. yes

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Most Popular Majors

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

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

19,553

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

16,900
students

Female
59%
9,953

Male
41%
6,947

14%

2,653
students

Female
51%
1,361

Male
49%
1,292

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

12,389
students

Female
60%
7,392

Male
40%
4,997

27%

4,511
students

Female
57%
2,561

Male
43%
1,950

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
50%
Hispanic/Latino
16%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

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

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