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CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,887 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 118. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,460 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,370 (2011-12).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
John Jay College is a liberal arts college dedicated to education, research, and service in the fields of criminal justice, fire science, and related areas of public safety and public service. It strives to endow students with the skills of critical thinking and effective communication; the perspective and moral judgment that result from liberal studies; the capacity for personal and social growth and creative problem solving that results from the ability to acquire and evaluate information; the ability to navigate advanced technological systems; and the awareness of the diverse cultural, historical, economic, and political forces that shape our society.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice, it's important to note the application deadline is May 31. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 1. The application fee at CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $65. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 43.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||43.2%|
|Application deadline||May 31|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 1|
The student-faculty ratio at CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 18:1, and the school has 33.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice include: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Forensic Psychology; Social Sciences, Other; Community Organization and Advocacy; and Public Administration. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.5 percent.
CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,887, with a gender distribution of 43.8 percent male students and 56.2 percent female students. CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, and day care. CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and student patrols. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 68.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $3,175.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$5,460 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$11,370 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data