John Jay College GPA, SAT and ACT Data

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John Jay College GPA, SAT and ACT Graph

John Jay College GPA, SAT and ACT Data for Admission
CUNY John Jay College GPA, SAT Scores and ACT Scores for Admission. Data courtesy of Cappex.

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Discussion of John Jay College's Admissions Standards:

The CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has moderately selective admissions. The admissions bar is not overly high, but the college gets enough applications to keep the acceptance rate well below 50%. In the scattergram above, the blue and green dots represent accepted students. You can see that most admitted students had a GPA of 2.5 or higher, an ACT composite score of 18 or better, and a combined SAT score (RW+M) of roughly 950 or higher.

In the middle of the graph, you'll notice a few red dots (rejected students) and yellow dots (waitlisted students) overlapping with the green and blue. This means that some students who were potentially on target for admission to John Jay College were not admitted. On the flip side, a few students were accepted with test scores and grades below the norm. This is because the CUNY application used by all of the CUNY campuses is evaluated holistically. John Jay College and the other CUNY schools want to see high grades in rigorous courses and strong test scores, but they also take into consideration your application essay and letters of recommendation.

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