CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, NY 10019

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 14,430
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 180 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

34%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 13,899 applications and only 4,692 students were granted admission. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is at the #32 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 95% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT890 to 1070

Application Fee

$65
Undergrad students
$125
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,440 and in-state students paid $6,330.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$8,530
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,330
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$13,440
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 84% of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 58% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,019 (which is 13.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2016-2017, was 147, which is 10% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,592 (which is 13.4% below the national average.)

$5,019
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,592
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
84%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has enrolled a total of 14,430 students (10,182 students full-time and 4,248 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,430 students, 1,795 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 12,674 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,756 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 725 students for distance studies.

14,430
Total Enrollment
1,795
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 47%

White: 20%

Black/African American: 17%

Asian: 10%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 24% 279
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 19% 224
Legal Professions And Studies 16% 184
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 112
Psychology 8% 94
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 5% 56
Social Sciences 1% 10
History 1% 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 0% 3

Graduation & Dropout Rates

44%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

5%
Still enrolled
20%
Dropout rate
31%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$29,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,800. Last year, out of the total 4,716 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,244 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,656 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,144 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,800 $43,300
Employment Rate 90% 89%
Total Graduates 4,716 4,656

Campus Location

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