John Jay NYC

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455 West 59th St
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-237-8884
Director: Lawrence Kobilinsky, PhD
Status: Conditional Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science

John Jay is one of the few universities located in mid-Manhattan, making it an attractive spot for any prospective student wishing to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in forensic science, criminal justice, law and more. Academic advisors are extremely useful and students are encouraged to consult with them to help them decide their next step in education. Students graduating from high school can pursue an Associate’s degree, all the way up to a Doctoral degree in Criminal Justice.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a nationally renowned faculty who represents a broad range of academic disciplines such as anthropology, criminology, law and sociology. There are 8 master level programs inside the forensic science and criminal justice departments.

Admission Requirements

The following items are necessary to complete the admission process:

  • Complete application
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • GRE scores
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Knowledge of statistics
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement (250-300 words)

The GRE code for this university is 2115.

Most Recent Class Profile:

Type: Public
# of Total Applicants: N/A
# Students Enrolled: 573
# of Males Enrolled: 206
# of Females Enrolled: 367
Overall GPA: 3.5
Average GRE Score: minimum 1,100
Resident 1st Year Tuition: $7,360
Total Resident Cost for 4 Years: $29,440
Non-Resident 1st Year Tuition: $13,800
Total Non-Resident Cost for 4 Years: $55,200