CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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899 10th Avenue

New York, NY 10019

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Phone: (212) 237-8000
2012-2013 Tuition
$5,759
in-state
$14,879
out-of-state
Students
13,116
enrolled
44%
male /
56%
female
Admissions
May 31
application deadline
47.8%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#131 Overall Score: 33 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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Summary

CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,116 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 131. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,759 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,879 (2012-13).

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.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1965
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $4,408,962

Applying

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 47.8 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 47.8%
Application deadline May 31
SAT/ACT scores must be received by February 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 18:1. The most popular majors at CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice include: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Forensic Psychology; Social Sciences, Other; Legal Studies, General; and Public Administration. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
4-year graduation rate 21%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 49%
Forensic Psychology 21%
Social Sciences, Other 16%
Legal Studies, General 5%
Public Administration 3%

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Student Life

CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,116, with a gender distribution of 44.3 percent male students and 55.7 percent female students. CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 14,967
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
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

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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

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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 $3,849.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

In-state tuition and fees $5,759 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $14,879 (2012-13)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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