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CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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John Jay is a highly rated public college located in Manhattan, New York in the New York City Area. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 11,270 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the John Jay acceptance rate is 37%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, Psychology, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 51% of students, John Jay alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,700.

About

524 W 59TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019
Branch of
CUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
City University of New York Athletic Conference

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Rankings

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CUNY John Jay Criminal Justice Admissions

Acceptance Rate
37%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1020-1160
ACT Range
21-25
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$4,221 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,388 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 85 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 109 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 110 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    99%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
11,270 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,392
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
68%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 74 responses
  • Fast paced you get to see a lot of students
    35%
  • Ambitious
    24%
  • Focused
    16%
  • Every student istrive to achieve excellence
    8%
  • Students always hanging out and playing pool.
    8%
  • Always doing work
    7%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
33%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 110 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 123 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 83 responses
  • City life
    30%
  • Diverse
    20%
  • ALL OF THE ABOVE
    19%
  • Resourceful
    19%
  • Big
    5%
  • Needs A Lot Of Changes
    4%
  • Underrated
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 63 responses

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