John Jay College is a community of motivated and intellectually committed individuals who explore justice in its many dimensions.
Educating for Justice
There is no college anywhere in the U.S. or the world quite like John Jay. Founded in 1964, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – a senior college of The City University of New York – has evolved into the preeminent international leader in educating for justice in its many dimensions. The College offers a rich liberal arts and professional curriculum that prepares students to serve the public interest as ethical leaders and engaged citizens.
The College’s community of over 15,000 students, in a diverse array of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, is the most diverse among the City University of New York’s senior colleges. The student body — 60% female 40% Hispanic and 25% African American — today produces leaders, scholars and heroes in policing and beyond, including forensic science, law, fire and emergency management, social work, teaching, private security, forensic psychology and corrections. John Jay is also a leader in educating our nation’s military veterans, with more than 500 currently enrolled.
For a list of programs, please visit http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/academics