CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,221
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.28%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
37.4%
21,021 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
15,766
74.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50.6%
883 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 (1,193 degrees awarded), Forensic Psychology (481 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (251 degrees).

In 2020, 4,145 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 59.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,922 degrees), 2.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (802 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,930, which is $−15,600 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,930, which is $−15,600 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,221.

In 2020, 78% of undergraduate students attending CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, 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 $−15,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$4,221
2020 Value
10.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,221. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew by 10.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,703
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 $18,703 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 3.97% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 11.4% with respect to 2019, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.28%
2018 Default Rate
65
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 4.28%, which represents 65 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 21,021 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.2% annual growth. Out of those 21,021 applicants, 7,869 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 37.4% acceptance rate.

There were 15,766 students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2020, and 97% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an overall enrollment yield of 21.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

37.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
7,869
Accepted Out of 21,021

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 37.4% (7,869 admissions from 21,021 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 40.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 2.2%, while admissions declined by −5.6%.

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SAT Scores

97%
Submission Percentage
1,633
Scores Submitted

97% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a total enrollment of 15,766 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 11,744 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,022. This means that 74.5% 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 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 18.2% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 11.1% Asian, 2.59% Two or More Races, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% 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 (32.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.3%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,766 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 11,744 and the part-time enrollment is 4,022. This means that 74.5% of students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2020 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 83%. 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
    7,553
  2. White
    2,873
  3. Black or African American
    2,589

The enrolled student population at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 18.2% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 11.1% Asian, 2.59% Two or More Races, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 793 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 (1,922 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (802 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (1,193 degrees awarded), followed by Forensic Psychology (481 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Police Science (251 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 (1,929 degrees awarded), Psychology (584 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (300 degrees).

Workforce

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 (378,763 people), Other managers (316,527 people), Social workers, all other (302,034 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (249,982 people), and Police officers (175,356 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,929 degrees awarded), Psychology (584 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (300 degrees), Legal (157 degrees), and Social Sciences (477 degrees).

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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, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,929 degrees awarded), Psychology (584 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (300 degrees), Legal (157 degrees), and Social Sciences (477 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 (644,071 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (525,919 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (385,892 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (334,580 people), and Legal services (330,643 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,929 degrees awarded), Psychology (584 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (300 degrees), Legal (157 degrees), and Social Sciences (477 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 1193 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 481 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 251 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 1193 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,676
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,469
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,676 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, which is 0.679 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,469).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 672 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.97 times less than the 693 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 693 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.03 times more than the 672 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 26% 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, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (62.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (62.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,922 degrees awarded
  2. White
    802 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    776 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino (1,922 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (802 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,210 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    712 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    493 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino female (1,210 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (712 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at nearly $13.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $122k (0.912%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a total salary expenditure of $339M. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice employs 167 Associate professors, 104 Professors, and 67 Lecturers. Most academics at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Male Associate professors (89), Female Associate professors(78), and Male Professors (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are: Management, with 171 employees, Service, with 99 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.4M
2020 Endowment
22.4%
growth from 2019

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at about $13.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew 22.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.3M 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. $7.33M - Federal
  2. $29.2M - State
  3. $12.1M - Local

As of 2020, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received $7.33M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $29.2M from state grants and contracts, and $12.1M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$132M
2020 Salaries
6.76%
growth from 2019

In 2020, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a median of $132M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($339M) and a 6.76% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.65% growth from 2018 and a 3.31% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40.9M
Instructional Salaries
398
Number of Employees

In 2020, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a total of $40.9M to 398 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
167 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
171 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Associate professor with 167 employees; Professor with 104 employees; and Professor with 67 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Management with 171 employees; Service with 99 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Male Associate professor with 89 employees, Female Associate professor with 78 employees, and Male Professor with 60 employees.

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