CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice: Ranking & Review

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New York Rank United States Rank World Rank
23 877 3101
Top 19%

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

Acceptance Rate39%37%40%
Enrolled undergraduates1,8447861,058
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,8346,6698,165

3,915 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

843 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $125.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,535
Percent of students submitting SAT scores83%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores0
Percent of students submitting ACT scores0%

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $33,871 $41,261
Off-campus $27,582 $34,972
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,675 and other expenses per full academic year.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 176 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,530 $13,920
Fees for full-time undergraduates $540 $540
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $285 $580
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,450 $19,320
Fees for full-time graduates $442 $442
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $440 $805

Programs and Degrees

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1,608 145 1,753
Psychology 510 93 603
Social Sciences 463 463
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 77 231 308
Legal Professions and Studies 106 106
Health Professions and Related Programs 67 67
English Language and Literature & Letters 63 63
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 56 56
Philosophy and Religious Studies 22 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 19 19
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 18 18
History 17 17
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 14 14
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 1
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Grand Total2,9745363,510

A total of 2,974 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

At the master's level 536 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate47%43%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice
John Jay
MottoFierce Advocates for Justice
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsnavy, light blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,448
Instructional FTE634
Research FTE1
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address524 W 59th St
New York, New York, 10019
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population5,000,000+
Fax+1 (212) 237 8901

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