Office of the President

Office of the President

Welcome to John Jay College of Criminal Justice!

When you step through the doorway at John Jay – either online or in person at our mid-Manhattan campus – you will be struck by the energy that pervades the College. It’s the energy of our world-renowned and engaging faculty; of our high-achieving international student body and our champion athletes; of our commitment to public service and our enduring mission of “educating for justice.”

John Jay, a college within the City University of New York, is committed to providing you with many educational opportunities. You’ll find a variety of traditional and nontraditional learning options – from wi-fi classrooms to study abroad to internships and cooperative education.  At John Jay, research-driven criminal justice studies are skillfully integrated with a vibrant liberal arts education. It’s a combination aimed at preparing our students to go forth and serve – and succeed – in the world outside our doors.

From this website you’ll come away with more than just a sense of what John Jay is. You’ll acquire a keen appreciation of where we’ve been, and where we’re going. Our past is a testimony to the enduring vision of those who founded this institution. Our future is alive with the determination to fulfill and expand that vision.