Apply to John Jay

Application Fee
$65
Graduate Application Fee
$125
Acceptance Rate
41%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
25%
Freshmen Enrollment
2,056
SAT Scores
1,055

2020 Acceptance Rate

Total 20,568 students have applied and 8,336 students have allowed to admit to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice (acceptance rate: 40.53%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 24.66 % where 2,056 students have finally enrolled out of 8,336 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Canisius College and Metropolitan College of New York, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (average acceptance rate of the schools is 51.00%).
The yield of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 23.11%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,055 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is average than the schools (average score is 1,182). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice1,0550
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,15923
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges111267
4-Years or High Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York113572

SAT Score by Subject

At CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2,027 students submitted SAT scores (99% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,055 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Next table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490570
Mathematics490560
Total9801,130
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Admission Requirements

Next table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The school requires 6 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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