Founded in 1964, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college located in midtown, Manhattan, New York City. It is the only liberal arts college with a criminal justice focus in the U.S. The college is named after John Jay, the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court and one of the founding fathers of the United States. He was a native of New York City and also a New York State governor.
The campus comprises more than five buildings. The college enrolls over 13,000 full time students including traditional, pre-career undergraduate students and those pursuing master's degrees in a variety of disciplines.
John Jay College has a number of NCAA division III sports teams which are members of the CUNYAC conference. Their official mascot is the Bloodhound.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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