CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,330

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,530

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.6%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

33.8%

13,899 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

14,430

70.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.8%

874 Graduates

About

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (1,257 degrees awarded), Forensic Psychology (465 degrees), and Criminology (192 degrees).

In 2016, 3,357 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 59% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,398 degrees), 1.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (840 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,330, which is $-13,830 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,330, which is $-13,830 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,530.

In 2016, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,330

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was $6,330. The cost of tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $-13,830 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$8,530

2016 Value

28.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,530. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew by 28.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,651

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 $16,651 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 2.36% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.59% with respect to 2015, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.6%

2015 Default Rate

85

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 5.6%, which represents 85 out of the 1518 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received 13,899 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.74% annual growth. Out of those 13,899 applicants, 4,692 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 33.8% acceptance rate.

There were 14,430 students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2016, and 95% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an overall enrollment yield of 32.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

33.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,692

Accepted Out of 13,899

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 33.8% (4,692 admissions from 13,899 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 36.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 3.74%, while admissions declined by -4.19%.

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SAT Scores

95%

Submission Percentage

1,445

Scores Submitted

95% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a total enrollment of 14,430 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 10,182 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,248. This means that 70.6% 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 46.9% Hispanic or Latino, 20.2% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 10.2% Asian, 1.64% Two or More Races, 0.353% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.305% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (30.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20%) and Black or African American Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (26.2%), followed by White Female (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,430 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 10,182 and the part-time enrollment is 4,248. This means that 70.6% of students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2016 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 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    6,761

  2. White

    2,918

  3. Black or African American

    2,494

The enrolled student population at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 46.9% Hispanic or Latino, 20.2% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 10.2% Asian, 1.64% Two or More Races, 0.353% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.305% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 603 more women than men received degrees from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are hispanic or latino (1,398 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (840 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (1,257 degrees awarded), followed by Forensic Psychology (465 degrees) and Criminology (192 degrees).

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 (1,744 degrees awarded), Psychology (555 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (298 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 Social workers (399,137 people), Miscellaneous managers (365,687 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (364,388 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (268,852 people), and Counselors (252,209 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,744 degrees awarded), Psychology (555 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (298 degrees), Social Sciences (421 degrees), and Legal (92 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,744 degrees awarded), Psychology (555 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (298 degrees), Social Sciences (421 degrees), and Legal (92 degrees).

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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 (619,104 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (534,583 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (371,176 people), Hospitals (345,303 people), and Legal services (322,699 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,744 degrees awarded), Psychology (555 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (298 degrees), Social Sciences (421 degrees), and Legal (92 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 1257 degrees awarded

  2. 465 degrees awarded

  3. 192 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 1257 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,377

  2. 1,980

In 2016, 1,377 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, which is 0.695 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,980).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 697 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.04 times more than the 671 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 671 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.963 times less than the 697 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% 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, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,398 degrees awarded

  2. White

    840 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    585 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino (1,398 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (840 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    887 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    511 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    425 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino female (887 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (511 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at nearly $7.29M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.6k (0.0904%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a total expenditure of $265M. Of that $265M, they spent $102M on salaries and $265M on benefits.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice employs 157 Associate professors, 109 Professors, and 96 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Male Associate professors (81), Female Associate professors(76), and Male Professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are: Management, with 142 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 95 employees, and Service with 90 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.29M

2015 Endowment

8.28%

growth from 2014

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at about $7.29M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew 8.28% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $6.96M - Federal

  2. $23M - State

  3. $7.99M - Local

As of 2015, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received $6.96M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $23M from state grants and contracts, and $7.99M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$102M

Salary Expenditure

$265M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a total expenditure of $265M. Of that $265M, they spent $102M on salaries and $265M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$102M

2015 Salaries

6.39%

growth from 2014

In 2015, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a median of $102M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($265M) and a 6.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.4% growth from 2013 and a 0.84% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$36.7M

Instructional Salaries

413

Number of Employees

In 2015, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a total of $36.7M to 413 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

157 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

142 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Associate professor with 157 employees; Professor with 109 employees; and Professor with 96 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Management with 142 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 95 employees; and Service with 90 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Male Associate professor with 81 employees, Female Associate professor with 76 employees, and Male Professor with 66 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

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