Military and Veteran Services

Military and Veteran Services

John Jay College Accreditation

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a premier veteran-serving institution of the City University of New York (CUNY) with over 550-veteran and military students enrolled, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).  John Jay most recently received reaffirmation of its accreditation in 2013, and its Mid-Point Peer Review was conducted in 2019. Its next evaluation visit is scheduled in 2022-2023.

Specialized Accreditation: John Jay’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) is accredited by the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The next NASPAA site visit will be held in 2021-2022.

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John Jay Military and Veteran Services Programs and Services


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John Jay veteran students and their families on a trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
John Jay veteran students and other students attend a trip to a shooting range in Pennsylvania.





John Jay veterans celebrate Thanksgiving in the Veterans’ Lounge
 John Jay student veterans celebrate Veterans Day and the US Marine Corps 246th Birthday.

John Jay veteran students on a service trip to the Veterans' Home at St. Albans.
John Jay student veterans on a service trip to the 9/11 Museum Build-a-Bike event.

John Jay veterans honoring Women's History Month during the Women's Military Heritage Luncheon.
John Jay veterans celebrating Womens History Month during their Womens Military Heritage Luncheon

John Jay veterans celebrate their academic achievements during the SALUTE Veterans' National Honor Society Induction Banquet.
John Jay veterans celebrate their academic achievements during the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society Induction Banquet