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John Jay Named a Best College in America

John Jay College was named a Best College in America by Money, scoring 4.5 stars out of 5. To help families make informed decisions about where to spend their tuition dollars, Money analyzed more than 700 four-year colleges, focusing on quality of education, affordability and student outcomes. (Find their methodology here.)

The recognition demonstrates John Jay’s commitment to giving students from lower-income backgrounds access to a college education and the many benefits of earning a four-year degree. With tuition a fraction of the cost to attend a comparable private college, 85% of John Jay students graduate with $0 student debt. Click here to learn more about tuition and financial aid at John Jay.  

John Jay was also recently ranked #4 for social mobility and #5 for public colleges by U.S. News & World Report, #1 in the country for criminal justice, forensic science and legal studies programs by University HQ, #1 in public universities in New York by Niche, #7 in “best bang for the buck” by Washington Monthly and a top veteran-friendly school by US Veterans Magazine