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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Check whether John Jay College of Criminal Justice is right for you as an international student.

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Uni facts

  • New York City, USA
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: 2386
  • Program types Bachelor's degrees
  • Programs total 40
  • Acceptance rates 37%
  • Nationalities 130
  • International Students 4964

Study abroad at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a liberal arts institution located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, US. It is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and offers 31 majors, 40 minors, 17 master’s, and three doctoral programs, with a focus on criminal justice, forensic science, forensic psychology, and public affairs.

Situated in the heart of New York City, John Jay occupies a newly expanded, state-of-the-art campus that provides students with a wealth of facilities to aid their studies. The College’s location offers unparalleled internship opportunities across the city.

John Jay offers a number of housing options to its students, and each room includes amenities like wireless internet access, furniture, and a cable connection. The College’s 15 men’s and women’s sports teams compete at the NCAA Division III level. Sports include basketball, soccer and tennis.

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Why study at John Jay?

  • Experienced faculty

    John Jay’s faculty includes two Pulitzer Prize winners and three Presidential Scholars

  • Great location

    The College is situated in the heart of Manhattan, New York City

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Life as an international student

John Jay College welcomes students from all over the world, representing more than 130 nationalities. The International Student Services at CUNY offers help and support to international students, including information about your college’s orientation program, registration procedures and immigration issues.

The College also offer a range of other services designed to support international students including health services, counseling, writing assistance and career advice.

International students are encouraged to participate in cultural and sporting activities and events, such as the JJ Bloodhound Trailblazers Leadership Series, student government, or any of their other over 40 student organizations and clubs.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Language Centre
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 34
    • No. of Basketball Courts 6
    • No. of volleyball courtsnumber 2
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 4
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Dance Studio
    • Swimming Pool
    • Fitness Centre Physiotherapist
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organisations 58
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 31
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice programs

Fees and funding

John Jay are there to help you get a world-class education at a great value. As a public college in The City University of New York (CUNY) system, their tuition is a fraction of the cost of attending a private college or university of comparable quality.

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Tuition fees for both undergraduate and postgraduate: $14,000 - $17,000

There are a very limited number of scholarships varying from $500 to $2,000

To be considered for a scholarship you require a 3.0 minimum GPA, 1200 SAT, and a strong personal statement for the freshmen year. If you maintained a 3.0 GPA John Jay may grant you scholarships for the sophomore, junior and senior year.

Location

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019, USA

Located in the heart of Manhattan's West Side, John Jay College of Criminal Justice is within walking distance of a rich and extensive array of cultural and entertainment opportunities.

  • To Central Park

    10 minute walk

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Visa requirements for John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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