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John Jay #1 for Criminal Justice, #5 for Forensic Psych

John Jay College of Criminal Justice was ranked #1 in the nation for its criminal justice degree program and #5 for best master’s degree in forensic psychology by, a resource for online and on-campus program rankings.

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Committed to educating fierce advocates for justice, the recognition of these programs reflects John Jay’s mission to provide students with a world-class education at a fraction of the cost of a comparable private college. Click here to learn more about tuition and financial aid at John Jay.

John Jay offers flexible distance learning and hybrid models that include on-campus and online formats to meet the needs of pre-career, in-career and second career students. Online and hybrid program information is available here

In their 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings, US News & World Report listed John Jay #10 for regional public college#8 for social mobility#3 for least debt, #7 for ethnic diversity, and #10 for economic diversity. U.S. News also ranked John Jay in the Top 30 for Masters specializations in Public Policy and Administration.