CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice: Statistics

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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
37%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
13,662
Graduates
2,104
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
jjay.cuny.edu

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 37% 35% 40%
Applicants 21,021 9,152 11,869
Admissions 7,869 3,163 4,706
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,676 662 1,014
Freshmen enrolled part time 16 5 11

148 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

15,606 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,633 or 97%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are 1020-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
74 or 4%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are 21-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 7553 (48%)
White 2873 (18%)
Black or African American 2589 (16%)
Asian 1752 (11%)
Nonresident Alien 504 (3%)
Two or more races 408 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 27 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 20 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,388
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,930$11,090
Tuition in-state $6,930$11,090
Tuition out-of-state $14,880$20,520
Fee in-district $540$442
Fee in-state $540$442
Fee out-of-state $540$442

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 142
Room charge $19,018

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 1,192 131
Forensic Psychology 479 70
Public Administration 66 210
Criminal Justice & Police Science 251
Criminology 225
Legal Studies 156
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 94 60
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 119
Political Science and Government, General 111
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation 98
Forensic Science and Technology 64 13
Securities Services Administration & Management 40 17
English Language and Literature, General 49
Economics, General 45 4
Sociology, General 49
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 45
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism 28
Fire Services Administration 23
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 23
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 19
Social Sciences, Other 16
Philosophy 14
Community Organization and Advocacy 14
History, General 11
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 11
International Relations and Affairs 11
Human Services, General 9
Fire Science & Fire-fighting 9
Latin American Studies 8
Anthropology, General 8
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 5
Toxicology 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1
Cell Biology and Anatomy 1
Grand Total 3,185 626
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 51% 44% 55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,422
Citations
82,144

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,877 / 38,216
Psychology
1,139 / 50,093
Medicine
773 / 25,343
Criminology and Criminal Justice
553 / 13,923
Political Science
487 / 5,556
Social Psychology
465 / 18,804
Sociology
428 / 8,414
Business
425 / 9,539
Law
290 / 3,953
Computer Science
265 / 7,578
Clinical Psychology
262 / 12,340
Psychiatry
222 / 10,967
Economics
210 / 3,673
Child Psychology
196 / 12,890
Demography
185 / 4,764
Law Enforcement
180 / 3,922
Art & Design
150 / 1,688
Gender Studies
149 / 5,266
Biology
141 / 4,168
Communications and Public Relations
129 / 1,594
Occupational Safety and Health
121 / 4,555
History
119 / 861
Public Policy / Administration
112 / 1,686
Mathematics
109 / 2,507
Forensic Science
107 / 2,609
Engineering
107 / 955
Chemistry
102 / 1,780
Public Health
84 / 1,660
Environmental Science
79 / 1,017
Sexology
77 / 4,830
Cognitive Science
77 / 4,808
Political Economy
72 / 972
Cyber Security
62 / 1,140
Health Science
62 / 931
Creative Writing
57 / 669
Media Studies
56 / 404
Development Studies
50 / 639
Anthropology
50 / 322
Geography and Cartography
45 / 639
Gerontology
43 / 1,412

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 29 264
1992 17 396
1993 39 209
1994 25 294
1995 28 326
1996 19 272
1997 48 300
1998 36 336
1999 35 336
2000 36 364
2001 35 436
2002 56 580
2003 48 741
2004 56 800
2005 62 865
2006 92 1003
2007 135 1328
2008 155 1852
2009 177 2477
2010 170 3353
2011 155 3818
2012 187 4872
2013 179 5515
2014 192 6970
2015 238 7504
2016 259 7575
2017 254 8039
2018 255 8111
2019 286 8831
2020 248 10512
2021 271 11137

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumni

  1. Pauley Perrette

    Pauley Perrette
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerpoetbloggertelevision actor
    Biography

    Pauley Perrette is an American actress and singer. She played Abby Sciuto in the television series NCIS from 2003 to 2018.

  2. Jimmy Iovine

    Jimmy Iovine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    record produceraudio engineerentrepreneurcomposerengineer
    Biography

    James Iovine is an American entrepreneur, record executive, and media proprietor best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records. In 2006, Iovine and rapper-producer Dr. Dre founded Beats Electronics, which produces audio products and operated a now-defunct music streaming service. The company was purchased by Apple Inc. for $3 billion in May 2014.

  3. Henry Lee

    Henry Lee
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Enrolled in the CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    1968-1972 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    criminologistauthor
    Biography

    Henry Chang-Yu Lee is a Chinese-American forensic scientist. He is one of the world's foremost forensic scientists and founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, affiliated with the University of New Haven.

  4. Eric Adams

    Eric Adams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianpolice officer
    Biography

    Eric Leroy Adams is an American politician and former law enforcement officer. He is the 110th mayor of New York City.

General info

Alternative names John Jay College of Criminal Justice
John Jay
Founded 1964
Motto Fierce Advocates for Justice
Colors navy, light blue
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 1,358
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 524 W 59th St
New York, New York, 10019
United States
City population 8,399,000
Phone 2122378000
Fax +1 (212) 237 8901

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