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CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 3,243 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 21 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

58% Women
42% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

City University of New York Ath Conf

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $40,328)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $27,204)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 17 - - -
Basketball 15 11 - -
Soccer 21 18 - -
Softball - 15 - -
Swimming and Diving - 12 - -
Tennis 6 8 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 5 6 - -
Volleyball - 11 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.8%
Black/non-Hispanic 23.8%
Hispanic 38.0%
Non-resident alien 2.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 27.2%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • No On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 0
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Joan
  • 1
  • Nearby locations available for rent. No dormitories available. There is a plan provided by the school to get outer-state students reasonably priced housing.…

  • Apr-04-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Dominique from Bronx, NY
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    There are options for food down the block, across the street, or right inside the main building of the school.

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  • 4
  • JJ Student
  • Jun-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria in the New Building at John Jay is great. It is small though and sometimes it can be overcrowded. The staff is very generous and the college offers jobs at the cafeteria for students. During the morning, the cafeteria is great for meeting friends and hanging out. Sometimes student activities and filming for T.V shows take place in the cafeteria.

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  • 3
  • Gretess from Flushing, NY
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is expensive here but that's to be expected coming from the city. The restaurants and the fast food joints around the city are a lot more expensive, but they do offer a diversity of food and their easily walkable.

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  • 5
  • Sundas from Coram, NY
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a past student here

    We have Starbucks and hundreds of other varieties of food. If you don't like the food inside the building, you can walk down the street and get a slice of pizza; or you can walk down the steps of the building and get a gyro; you can ever get a deli sandwich from across the street!

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  • 4
  • Senada from Kew Gardens, NY
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    John Jay's Cafeteria offers high quality, healthy foods. However, I feel, the prices don't reflect upon the economic situation of many students in NYC.

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  • 4
  • Sully
  • Oct-17-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is expensive within the school cafeteria, however just outside the school or a few blocks down is reasonably priced food with good taste.

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  • 3
  • ilee
  • Aug-26-2013 I am a current student here

    The school has a variety of food choices. They've got everything from pizza to burgers and fries. There are many little areas through out the buildings where you could easily grab a bite to eat. The food is a little on the pricey side but hey, thats Manhattan for ya.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Annette from Corona, NY
  • Jul-26-2012 I am a current student here

    I did not participate in any Greek Life, but the Greek Life Community is there. You just going to have to do your research and joined.

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  • 0
  • Stephanie from New York, NY
  • Jul-07-2012 I am a current student here

    Several years ago, moderately recent, Greek life was introduced in John Jay. If you look around the school you can see people of sororities and fraternities hanging out and participating in the college community. The Greek life at John Jay is not particularly emphasized as much as other schools but is an available source of campus life.

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  • 0
  • Steven Tapia from Bronx, NY
  • Jun-27-2012 I am a current student here

    John Jay actually not big on Frats but i have seen a couple frats recruiting people, but most requirements i do not know of

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  • 0
  • Joan
  • Apr-04-2012 I am a current student here

    Minimal, the sororities and frats just began, hosting about 8 currently.

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