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John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York

New York, NY 4-Year Public

John Jay Student Life

John Jay is in an urban setting in New York, New York, not far from New York City. There are many activities and organizations for John Jay students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

John Jay does not have fraternities or sororities.

John Jay has a thriving Auxiliary University Program. In fact, more students participate in Auxiliary University Program than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at John Jay include Student Athlete Advisory Community Club, Environmental Club, Law Society and Artists United.

The John Jay community comes together each year for Annual Commencement, College Group Tour and Orientations.

Does John Jay Offer Student Housing?

John Jay offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most John Jay students live off campus. In 2021, 0.6% of undergrads at John Jay lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 99.4% of students lived off-campus or commuted to John Jay. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

John Jay offers coed housing and .

John Jay Athletics

At John Jay there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at John Jay:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Club Teamsheerleading NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Riflery NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at John Jay

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The John Jay campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to John Jay

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to John Jay, take Henry Hudson Parkway to New York, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to LaGuardia airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore John Jay's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

John Jay Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

82%

Full Time

18%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

44%

20%

20%

13%

3%

0.41%

Undergraduate Students

13,662

Graduate Students

2,104

Non-Resident / International Students

440

John Jay Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

15,766

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

37%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$671

Out-of-State

$986

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

May 31
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