CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice (John Jay)

524 W 59th St, New York, NY

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John Jay is a public school that has a large selection of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in New York, NY, in a predominantly urban area. John Jay has a yearly student enrollment of approximately fifteen thousand.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs John Jay offers:

  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Social Sciences

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. The majority of students at CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice scored in a range of 850 - 1030 on the SAT. This school has an acceptance rate of 47 percent of which only 33 percent decided to attend.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay around $6,000 and nonresidents pay $13,000 annually. Students at CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice may be eligible for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at John Jay through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students John Jay accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice has a total student population of about 15,000, with undergraduate students making up about 88% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $65 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $6,300-$7,600
    • Out-of-State: $13,000-$16,130
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $280-$330 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $560-$670 per credit unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships83%$7,397
Receiving Student Loans9%$4,742

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice is around 34%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years12%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Intercollegiate Athletics

CUNY John Jay College Criminal Justice is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (City University of New York Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (City University of New York Ath Conf)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Rifle

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Computer and Information Sciences

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Philosophy and Religious Studies


Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

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