How to Apply

How to Apply

Keyboard key that says "Apply Now"1. Explore our majors and minors You’ll find interesting choices, many focused on criminal justice and public service.

2. Visit usWe offer a range of admission events, including campus tours, information sessions and Open House.

3. Prepare and File your application. View our "Applying to John Jay College of Criminal Justice" guide. Then apply online.

4. Deadlines for Applying

John Jay will have direct admission for the Spring semester starting December 1st.  We will have appointments as space allows. Click below to schedule an appointment.

                                                                   Appointment

Follow this link for further instructions on what is needed.

Fall Applicants - Freshmen and Transfer Students

To be considered for all programs, you can begin to apply after September 1.  Applications received after February 1 will be considered on a rolling admissions basis.

Spring Applicants -  Freshmen and Transfer Students
You can begin to apply  after May 15 of the previous year. Applications received after September 15 will be considered depending upon space availability.

5. Have all of your college transcripts sent directly to University Application Processing Center (UAPC). 
You must have your high school transcript or GED documentation forwarded as well.

Transfer Admission
The City University of New York
UAPC
P.O. Box 359023
Brooklyn, NY 11235-9023

6.  Explore your financial aid options.  

Note that the John Jay code for the Free Application for Federal Financial  Aid (FAFSA) is 002693.