CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2022 Average Net Price
$5,001
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.54%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
50.7%
18,807 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
13,921
72.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
53.7%
808 Graduates

About

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (1,237 degrees awarded), Forensic Psychology (499 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (240 degrees).

In 2022, 4,397 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 63.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,935 degrees), 2.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (902 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,930, which is $−17,066 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,930, which is $−17,066 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,001.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $−17,066 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$5,001
2022 Value
1.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,001. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew by 1.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,188
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was of $17,188 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.37% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.2% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.54%
2019 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 1.54%, which represents 23 out of the 1492 total borrowers.

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Admissions

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received 18,807 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.224% annual growth. Out of those 18,807 applicants, 9,527 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50.7% acceptance rate.

There were 13,921 students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2022.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an overall enrollment yield of 19.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

50.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
9,527
Accepted Out of 18,807

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 50.7% (9,527 admissions from 18,807 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 44.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.224%, while admissions grew by 13.9%..

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Enrollment

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a total enrollment of 13,921 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 10,139 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,782. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47% Hispanic or Latino, 17.3% White, 16.7% Black or African American, 12% Asian, 2.84% Two or More Races, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.244% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (33.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.4%) and Black or African American Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.4%) and White Male (12.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,921 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 10,139 and the part-time enrollment is 3,782. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    6,544 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,410 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    2,328 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 47% Hispanic or Latino, 17.3% White, 16.7% Black or African American, 12% Asian, 2.84% Two or More Races, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.244% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,149 more women than men received degrees from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino (1,935 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (902 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (1,237 degrees awarded), followed by Forensic Psychology (499 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Police Science (240 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (2,296 degrees awarded), Psychology (636 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (299 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (403,575 people), Other managers (357,415 people), Social workers, all other (317,235 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (244,688 people), and Police officers (184,878 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2022 are Protective Services (2,296 degrees awarded), Psychology (636 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (299 degrees), Social Sciences (483 degrees), and Legal (144 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (2,296 degrees awarded), Psychology (636 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (299 degrees), Social Sciences (483 degrees), and Legal (144 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Elementary & secondary schools (699,372 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (548,855 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (413,442 people), Legal services (350,770 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (344,696 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (2,296 degrees awarded), Psychology (636 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (299 degrees), Social Sciences (483 degrees), and Legal (144 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,237 degrees awarded
  2. 499 degrees awarded
  3. 240 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 1,237 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,624
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,773
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,624 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, which is 0.586 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,773).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 637 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.797 times less than the 799 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 799 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.25 times more than the 637 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 33% of students graduating from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (64.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Female and Asian (64.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,935 degrees awarded
  2. White
    902 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    798 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino (1,935 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (902 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,288 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    647 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    559 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino female (1,288 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (647 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at nearly $14.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 26.1k (0.182%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a total salary expenditure of 423M. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice employs 137 Associate professors, 116 Professors and 90 Lecturers. Most academics at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Male Associate professor (74), Male Professor (63), and Female Associate professor (63).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are: Management, with 172 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 86 employees, and Service with 85 employees.

Endowment

$14.3M
2022 Endowment
18%
decline from 2021

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at about $14.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice declined 18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.28M - Federal
  2. $732k - State
  3. $4.85M - Local

As of 2022, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received $7.28M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $732k from state grants and contracts, and $4.85M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$140M
2022 Salaries
4.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a median of $140M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($423M) and a 4.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$43.8M
Instructional Salaries
405
Number of Employees

In 2022, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a total of $43.8M to 405 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
137 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
172 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Associate professor with 137 employees, Professor with 116 employees, and Lecturer with 90 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Management with 172 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 86 employees, and Service with 85 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Male Associate professor with 74 employees, Male Professor with 63 employees, and Female Associate professor with 63 employees.

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