12,916
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,610
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York is a Comprehensive institution located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 524 West 59th Street
L.64.14NB
New York, NY  10019
United States
Contact Mr. Vincent Papandrea
Director
Email: vpapandrea@jjay.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-237-8864

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Toxicology Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Professions And Studies Related Checkmark
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Forensic Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections Checkmark
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Financial Forensics And Fraud Investigation Checkmark
Fire Science/firefighting Checkmark
Fire Services Administration Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Securities Services Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,090
Applied
9,864
Accepted
12,916
Enrolled
55%

Applying

65
Application Fee
2.87
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum SAT score of 1100

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 31st February 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 31st February 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 530
SAT Math 440 530

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,730
In-state
14,400
Out-of-state
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Fees

540
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

8,610
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,610
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,903
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
2,693
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
85% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,916
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 43.69%
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 20.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 12.16%

Gender

Male (44.42%)
Female (55.58%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 1%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Auxiliary University Program, Student Athlete Advisory Community Club, Environmental Club, Law Society and Artists United

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Riflery Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Riflery Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No