The John Jay College of Criminal Justice is four-year, public, co-educational, liberal arts college within the City University of New York system of higher education institutions. Currently, the only liberal arts college in the United States that focuses on criminal justice, specifically forensic psychology and forensic science.
The college is fully accredited by the Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools.
With just over 16,000 students and 860 faculty, the college is one of CUNY’s largest member institutions and one of the largest four-year colleges in Manhattan. Programs offered at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice can be completed on-campus, online or a combination both–although more and more students are taking advantage of the college’s online degree programs.
445 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Fax: (212) 237-8777
Contact: Sandra Palleja
Dean of Admissions and Registration
899 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Total undergrads: 12,943
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,442
Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,615
Graduate enrollment: 1,901
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $65
Online application fee: $65
Percent applicants admitted: 62%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%
Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Physical Sciences – General B
Psychology – General B
Public Administration & Services
Community Organization/Advocacy B
Security & Protective Services
Law Enforcement Administration B
Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:|
B = Bachelor’s degree
C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.