Facts & Resources

Facts & Resources

John Jay students

  • John Jay College has the most diverse student body among CUNY’s senior colleges.
  • The College also has the largest Hispanic student population of any four-year college in the Northeast.
  • The student body is 47% Hispanic, 17% African-American, and 10% Asian
  • 130+ nationalities represented in the student body
  • 50% of students grew up in households where a language other than English is spoken
  • Roughly one-third of students were born in another country and raised in New York City
  • 42% of students are the first in their family to attend college 


To learn more about our campus and student body, visit our Institutional Research website.



Academic Programs

Latin American and Latina/o Studies (BA)
Spanish (BA)

Africana Studies 
Africana Studies Honors 
Latin American and Latina/o Studies 
Latin American and Latina/o Studies Honors 
U.S. Latino/a Literature Minor   

Certificate Programs
Dispute Resolution
Certificate in Forensic Accounting
Certificate in Spanish Legal Interpretation
Certificate in Spanish Legal Translation
Certificate in Spanish Legal Translating and Interpretation
Graduate Certificate Programs
Advanced Certificate in Race and Criminal Justice 

Special Programs 

Apple Corps 
CUNY Service Corps 
Honors Program 
The Ronald E. McNair program 
Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program 
Pre-Law Institute