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IPEDS ID: 190600
OPE ID: 00269300
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CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 W 59th St, New York, New York 10019
General information:  (212) 237-8000
Website:  www.jjay.cuny.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  15,394 (13,319 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2018Full timePart time
Total faculty404796
Instructional402796
Research and public service20
Total graduate assistants-15
Instructional-15
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
Tuition and fees
In-state$6,810$6,810$7,070$7,2702.8%
Out-of-state$13,920$13,920$14,460$14,9403.3%
Books and supplies$1,364$1,364$1,364$1,3640.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$19,633$19,677$20,007$21,1525.7%
Other$5,262$5,302$5,430$5,4750.8%
Off Campus
Room and board$13,669$13,713$13,718$14,8248.1%
Other$5,262$5,302$5,430$5,4750.8%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,018$4,002$4,108$4,1160.2%
Total Expenses2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
In-state
On Campus$33,069$33,153$33,871$35,2614.1%
Off Campus$27,105$27,189$27,582$28,9334.9%
Off Campus with Family$12,192$12,176$12,542$12,7501.7%
Out-of-state
On Campus$40,179$40,263$41,261$42,9314.0%
Off Campus$34,215$34,299$34,972$36,6034.7%
Off Campus with Family$19,302$19,286$19,932$20,4202.4%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
In-state tuition$10,770
In-state fees$442
Out-of-state tuition$19,920
Out-of-state fees$442
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,57786%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,48281%$13,638,682$9,203
Federal grants1,16464%$6,035,960$5,186
Pell grants1,16464%$5,994,990$5,150
Other federal grants1016%$40,970$406
State/local government grant or scholarships1,39976%$7,434,438$5,314
Institutional grants or scholarships553%$168,284$3,060
Student loan aid1498%$1,105,449$7,419
Federal student loans1287%$613,687$4,794
Other student loans342%$491,762$14,464
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid18,912$71,460,157$8,018
Pell grants7,259$35,362,089$4,871
Federal student loans1,592$9,264,962$5,820
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2015-20162016-20172017-2018
Average net price$5,902$4,891$4,745
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2015-20162016-20172017-2018
$0 – $30,000$2,201$1,583$1,986
$30,001 – $48,000$4,811$4,056$4,109
$48,001 – $75,000$9,673$9,191$8,403
$75,001 – $110,000$12,633$12,401$11,590
$110,001 and more$13,839$13,186$13,639
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2018
Total enrollment15,394
Undergraduate enrollment13,319
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,971
Graduate enrollment2,075
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 81%
Part-time: 19%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 42%
Female: 58%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 11%
Black or African American: 16%
Hispanic/Latino: 52%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 16%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 77%
25 and over: 23%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 95%
Out-of-state: 4%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2017.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 19%
Part-time: 81%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 26%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 70%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 28%
Enrolled in some distance education: 20%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 53%
Undergraduate application fee (2018-2019): $65
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2018
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants16,5027,4399,063
Percent admitted41%36%44%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%26%29%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2018 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT1,59986%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490570
SAT Math490570
  • SAT scores are one way that students can demonstrate college readiness and proficiency in reading, writing and mathematics. Additional methods are New York State Regents Exams and CUNY Basic Skills Tests in reading, writing and mathematics.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 80%
Part-time students: 38%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017 and Returned in Fall 2018
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 43 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2018.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 46%
Transfer-out rate: 20%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2010]
4-year: 21%
6-year: 44%
8-year: 48%
[Began in Fall 2012]
4-year: 26%
6-year: 46%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2010 or Fall 2012
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 41%
Female: 51%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 55%
Asian: 48%
Black or African American: 50%
Hispanic/Latino: 46%
White: 44%
Non-resident alien: 37%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 47%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 33%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 48%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 32%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 46%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 36%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 23%
Enrolled at same institution: 8%
Enrolled at different institution: 23%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 33%
Enrolled at same institution: 33%
Enrolled at different institution: 33%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 22%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 22%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 64%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 17%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 64%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 16%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 63%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 37%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 47%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 20%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 35%
Enrolled at same institution: 5%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other-8---
Latin American Studies-4---
Category total-12---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Cell Biology and Anatomy-3---
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology-27---
Toxicology-3---
Category total-33---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other-0---
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance-56---
Computer Science-0---
Category total-56---
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-64---
Category total-64---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Language Interpretation and Translation---0-
Spanish Language and Literature-4---
Category total-4-0-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Health Care Administration/Management----4
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor--59--
Category total--59-4
History
History, General-18---
Category total-18---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections-1---
Corrections Administration0----
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other-10618--
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-1,337101-7
Criminal Justice/Police Science0----
Criminalistics and Criminal Science----45
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management--5-0
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism--15-9
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation-92-511
Fire Science/Fire-fighting-14---
Fire Services Administration-26---
Forensic Science and Technology-7212-0
Homeland Security, Other----0
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis----3
Securities Services Administration/Management04532--
Security and Loss Prevention Services0----
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations----28
Category total01,6931835103
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General-140---
Category total-140---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-15---
Category total-15---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Computational Science-0---
Dispute Resolution---47-
Category total-0-47-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy-20---
Category total-20---
Psychology
Forensic Psychology-48187-16
Category total-48187-16
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy--12--
Human Services, General-0---
Public Administration-81206d--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other0----
Category total081218d--
Social Sciences
Anthropology-8---
Criminology-272---
Economics, General-470--
International Relations and Affairs--0--
Political Science and Government, General-91---
Social Sciences, Other-24---
Sociology-33---
Category total-4750--
Grand total03,09254752123
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 385
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 107
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 59
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 27
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $5,004
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $6,489
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,589
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,843
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 71%
Part-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2017-2018 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III without footballMenWomen
Baseball26
Basketball1411
Soccer3127
Softball16
Swimming11
Tennis810
Track and Field, X-Country56
Volleyball1216
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationAccredited since ((!)07/01/1965)12/31/2013
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (03/27/2015)TBD
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/130147.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations010
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling013
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary101
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate5.5%5.7%5.5%
Number in default858787
Number in repayment1,5181,5221,554
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)