CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2.97% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$3,814
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.87%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
40.5%
20,568 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
15,880
73.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
46.4%
878 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 (1,405 degrees awarded), Forensic Psychology (446 degrees), and Criminology (255 degrees).

In 2019, 4,110 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 most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,820 degrees), 2.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (847 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,930, which is $−15,096 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,930, which is $−15,096 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,814.

In 2019, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, 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 $−15,096 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$3,814
2019 Value
19.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,814. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew by 19.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,988
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 $17,988 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 6.67% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
11%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.45% with respect to 2018, when 69% 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.
5.87%
2017 Default Rate
87
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 5.87%, which represents 87 out of the 1482 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 20,568 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 24.6% annual growth. Out of those 20,568 applicants, 8,336 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.5% acceptance rate.

There were 15,880 students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2019, and 99% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an overall enrollment yield of 24.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
8,336
Accepted Out of 20,568

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 40.5% (8,336 admissions from 20,568 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 40.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 24.6%, while admissions grew by 24.5%.

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SAT Scores

99%
Submission Percentage
2,027
Scores Submitted

99% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a total enrollment of 15,880 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 11,630 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,250. This means that 73.2% 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 48.2% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 10.7% Asian, 2.32% Two or More Races, 0.384% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.258% 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 (19.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (28.1%), followed by White Female (15.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,880 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 11,630 and the part-time enrollment is 4,250. This means that 73.2% of students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2019 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 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    7,652
  2. White
    2,798
  3. Black or African American
    2,753

The enrolled student population at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 48.2% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 10.7% Asian, 2.32% Two or More Races, 0.384% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.258% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 740 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 (1,820 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (847 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (1,405 degrees awarded), followed by Forensic Psychology (446 degrees) and Criminology (255 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 (2,180 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (331 degrees), and Psychology (551 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 (378,046 people), Other managers (342,794 people), Social workers, all other (337,156 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (211,062 people), and Police officers (186,395 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (2,180 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (331 degrees), Psychology (551 degrees), Legal (183 degrees), and Social Sciences (474 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, Computer hardware engineers, Public relations specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (2,180 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (331 degrees), Psychology (551 degrees), Legal (183 degrees), and Social Sciences (474 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 (652,310 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (561,562 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (403,545 people), Legal services (326,715 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (315,487 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (2,180 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (331 degrees), Psychology (551 degrees), Legal (183 degrees), and Social Sciences (474 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. 1405 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 446 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 255 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 1405 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,685
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,425
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,685 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 (2,425).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 812 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.01 times more than the 802 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 802 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.988 times less than the 812 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 24% 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, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    1,820 degrees awarded
  2. White
    847 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 (1,820 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (847 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
    1,136 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    684 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    504 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino female (1,136 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (684 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at nearly $10.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $137k (1.26%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a total salary expenditure of $323M. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice employs 158 Associate professors, 102 Professors, and 75 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Male Associate professors (84), Female Associate professors(74), and Male Professors (65).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are: Management, with 174 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 102 employees, and Service with 93 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.9M
2019 Endowment
8.78%
growth from 2018

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at about $10.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew 8.78% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.6M 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. $9.55M - Federal
  2. $26.6M - State
  3. $14.9M - Local

As of 2019, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received $9.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $26.6M from state grants and contracts, and $14.9M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$123M
2019 Salaries
2.65%
growth from 2018

In 2019, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a median of $123M in salaries, which represents 38.2% of their overall expenditure ($323M) and a 2.65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.31% growth from 2017 and a 0.27% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$39.4M
Instructional Salaries
400
Number of Employees

In 2019, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a total of $39.4M to 400 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
158 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
174 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Associate professor with 158 employees; Professor with 102 employees; and Professor with 75 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Management with 174 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 102 employees; and Service with 93 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Male Associate professor with 84 employees, Female Associate professor with 74 employees, and Male Professor with 65 employees.

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

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