John Jay offers students a liberal arts & criminal justice curriculum that balances the sciences, humanities & the arts with professional studies. With both undergraduate & graduate degrees, the College prepares students to build & sustain just societies by using their talents to make a difference.
Today, after decades of remarkable growth, John Jay has made good on its promise to provide high quality education for students who are interested in the challenges of crime, safety and justice. Our campus is now home to over 15,000 students, including 13,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students in our two doctoral and eight masters programs. Our students now pursue an impressive array of professions, far beyond policing, including forensic science, law practice, fire protection, social work, teaching, forensic psychology and corrections. Our students are leaders in the political and civic fabric of our city.