CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY, USA
3.34 Average Rating

Originally founded as the only liberal arts college in the United States with a focus on Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, the CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York system in Manhattan. John Jay confers undergraduate degrees in 21 academic fields including seven Criminal Justice concentrations. Additionally, every student is required to complete John Jay’s general education curriculum requirements including several Justice Core classes. To provide a safe space for the college’s immigrant and undocumented population, the John Jay campus houses an Immigrant Student Success Center.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
95%
Out-Of-State Students
4%
0
100
41%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 975
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision September 15, 2019
Other December 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
15,394
Total Number of Undergrads
13,319
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
26%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
46%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$4,745
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,270
Out-of-State Tuition
$14,940
0
100
85%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,203
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
58
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Washington
Miami
Atlanta
Philadelphia
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
76%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.34 Average Rating
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a college that allows students of many backgrounds and diversities to learn a broaden their horizons. The professors, campus, and opportunities are just a few of the things that make the college feel like the right college for everyone. No one is turned down or overlooked. Everyone is family.
Dalida from Wayne, NJ
amazing. john jay college has a great program for students considering law school. they have a dedicated faculty and a supportive staff. they understand the struggles that their students are facing and provide as much help as possible.
Christine from New York, NY

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