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

Overview

John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York / Programs in Criminal Justice is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Criminal justice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Criminal justice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forensic science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Criminology and deviance
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forensic psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Law and philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organizational behavior
Master of Arts (MA) International crime and justice

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

306
Applied
242
Accepted
192
Enrolled
79%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 30th June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum B average
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

459
Total Graduate Students
77%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.25%
Black or African American 12.64%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 13.07%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Location & Contact

Address 524 West 59th Street
New York, NY  10019
United States
Contact Dr. William Heffernan
Phone: 212-237-8000