Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions


John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers undergraduate students a diverse range of liberal arts disciplines to engage with issues of justice. Through a highly innovative curriculum across the humanities, natural sciences, arts and social sciences, you will have a full range of opportunities to explore your academic interests.  

John Jay faculty members are world class educators, practitioners and researchers who have exceptional hands-on experience in their fields. As a student, you will be given access to leading edge thinking, innovative teaching methods and strong industry connections.

Become part of a diverse and dynamic community within a personal and inclusive environment.  With such a large College and a small college community feeling, you will not want to leave the campus.  The campus offers a 60,000 square foot rooftop park and commons.  


With affordable tuition rates, the vast majority of John Jay students graduate debt-free, with only 20% of students borrowing money to pay for college.  Since 2010, the College has awarded more than $3.2 million in scholarship awards.  In 2015, John Jay College was ranked #4 for America's Best Bang for the Buck in the Northeast.