City College of New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a public institution of liberal arts and criminal justice. Founded in 1964, it grew out of a program of higher education for New York City police officers. The school seeks to inspire students to the highest ideals of citizenship and public service and serves society by developing graduates who have the intellectual acuity, moral commitment and professional competence to confront the challenges of crime, justice and public safety in a free society. Its campus is located in the Lincoln Center area of Manhattan.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
13,746
Undergraduates
5,678
Men - 41.3%
8,069
Women - 58.7%
2,134
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
41% of 20,564 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
2.97
SAT Math
480-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $5,121
Out-of-state: $23,416
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $671
Out-of-state: $18,966
Room and Board
$4,450
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$8,776
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
7%
10-19
19%
20-29
40%
30-39
31%
40-49
1%
50-99
0%
Over 100
0%
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New York City Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
1% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bloodhound
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
13.1%
Black/African-American
21%
Hispanic/Latino
45.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
19.8%
Unknown
0%
International Students
3.1% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
76%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
53.0%
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