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CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
NG
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Costs
$19,677/ year
Poll
34%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.65 responses
Poll
35%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.119 responses

Food

Campus Food
NG
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
No
Average Meal Plan Cost
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 127 responses
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  • JJ Cafe
    27%
  • Homemade style option up front cafeteria
    14%
  • The Grill
    13%
  • Pizza
    13%
  • There is only one place to buy food on campus
    11%
  • Starbucks on campus
    9%
  • The cafeteria charges twice the amount for 1 plate
    7%
61%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.67 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
A-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 66 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    30%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    48%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    17%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
A
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.87 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 44 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    68%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    23%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    9%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    0%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 62 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    55%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    35%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    0%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 101 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    28%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    59%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    9%
Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Swimming, Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Dance, Drama/Theater, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Musical Theater
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 79 responses
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  • Internship fair
    34%
  • Club events
    24%
  • Job fair
    19%
  • None
    11%
  • Research fair
    9%
  • The bobblehead pictures
    3%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 63 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    11%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    14%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    30%
  • Parties? What parties?
    43%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 14 responses
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  • Homecoming
    43%
  • Frat
    21%
  • Student Council parties
    14%
  • Weeks of Welcome
    14%
  • Housewarming
    7%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
34%
of students say they don't have Greek life.88 responses
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