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Can I get into John Jay? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,897 out of 13,398 applicants or 37% were admitted making John Jay a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||30%||30%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>50%|
|1050 to 1130||Avg +||37%-50%|
|970 to 1050||Avg -||26%-37%|
|890 to 970||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 890||Low||<17%|
You can get into CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice was 2.72 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to John Jay will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||6%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||8%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||36%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||32%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||3%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 8 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on May 31, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190600 IPEDS survey data for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.