CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,530
3.16% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$4,891
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
7.07%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
38.7%
15,287 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
14,834
72% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
47.4%
828 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 (1,283 degrees awarded), Forensic Psychology (516 degrees), and Criminology (249 degrees).

In 2017, 3,623 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 57.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,574 degrees), 2.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (782 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,530, which is $-14,203 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $6,530, which is $-14,203 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,891.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,530
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was $6,530. The cost of tuition at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is $-14,203 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$4,891
2017 Value
42.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,891. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice grew by 42.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,695
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 $16,695 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 0.264% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
14%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.56% with respect to 2016, when 64% 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.
7.07%
2016 Default Rate
105
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 7.07%, which represents 105 out of the 1486 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 15,287 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 9.99% annual growth. Out of those 15,287 applicants, 5,923 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 38.7% acceptance rate.

There were 14,834 students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2017, and 83% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an overall enrollment yield of 31.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

38.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
5,923
Accepted Out of 15,287

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 38.7% (5,923 admissions from 15,287 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 33.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 9.99%, while admissions grew by 26.2%.

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SAT Scores

83%
Submission Percentage
1,535
Scores Submitted

83% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a total enrollment of 14,834 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 10,679 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,155. This means that 72% 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 47.8% Hispanic or Latino, 18.7% White, 17.7% Black or African American, 10.4% Asian, 1.59% Two or More Races, 0.351% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.263% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (31%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.3%) and Black or African American Female (10.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (24.8%), followed by White Female (17.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,834 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 10,679 and the part-time enrollment is 4,155. This means that 72% of students enrolled at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2017 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 78%. 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
    7,097
  2. White
    2,773
  3. Black or African American
    2,628

The enrolled student population at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is 47.8% Hispanic or Latino, 18.7% White, 17.7% Black or African American, 10.4% Asian, 1.59% Two or More Races, 0.351% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.263% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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 2017, 539 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 (1,574 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (782 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (1,283 degrees awarded), followed by Forensic Psychology (516 degrees) and Criminology (249 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 (1,832 degrees awarded), Psychology (610 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (309 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 (378,773 people), Social workers, all other (333,020 people), Other managers (314,495 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (289,184 people), and Police officers (165,216 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,832 degrees awarded), Psychology (610 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (309 degrees), Social Sciences (473 degrees), and Legal (109 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, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Compensation & benefits managers

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,832 degrees awarded), Psychology (610 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (309 degrees), Social Sciences (473 degrees), and Legal (109 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 (661,587 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (509,344 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (384,934 people), Legal services (335,650 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (334,551 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Protective Services (1,832 degrees awarded), Psychology (610 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (309 degrees), Social Sciences (473 degrees), and Legal (109 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. 1283 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 516 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 249 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 1283 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,542
  2. 2,081

In 2017, 1,542 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, which is 0.741 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,081).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 720 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.14 times more than the 634 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 634 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.881 times less than the 720 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% 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, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (53.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is Female and Hispanic or Latino (53.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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
    1,574 degrees awarded
  2. White
    782 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    692 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino (1,574 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (782 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
    930 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    644 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    464 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is hispanic or latino female (930 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (644 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at nearly $1.42M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $42k (2.96%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice had a total salary expenditure of $275M. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice employs 160 Associate professors, 106 Professors, and 87 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are Male Associate professors (85), Female Associate professors(75), and Male Professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice are: Management, with 156 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 92 employees, and Service with 92 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.42M
2017 Endowment
81.9%
decline from 2016

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has an endowment valued at about $1.42M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice declined 81.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.7M 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. $8.16M - Federal
  2. $21.8M - State
  3. $5.68M - Local

As of 2017, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice received $8.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $21.8M from state grants and contracts, and $5.68M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$116M
2017 Salaries
0.27%
growth from 2016

In 2017, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a median of $116M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($275M) and a 0.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.7% growth from 2015 and a 6.39% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40M
Instructional Salaries
398
Number of Employees

In 2017, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice paid a total of $40M to 398 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
160 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
156 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Associate professor with 160 employees; Professor with 106 employees; and Professor with 87 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice were Management with 156 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees; and Service with 92 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was Male Associate professor with 85 employees, Female Associate professor with 75 employees, and Male Professor with 66 employees.

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