College of Staten Island (City University of New York)

Staten Island, NY

The College of Staten Island, a public institution, was created in 1976 through the merger of Staten Island Community College and Richmond College, an upper-division institution. Its 204-acre campus is located at two sites in Staten Island.

Website: www.csi.cuny.edu/

Public
Co-ed
12,509
Undergraduate
Students
(54.6%) 6,836 Women
(45.4%) 5,673 Men
1,085
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
100% of 14,684 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.01
SAT Math
509 average
450-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
516 average
480-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
420-530 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,501
Out-of-state: $39,771
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,289
Out-of-state: $18,559
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
40%
Average Freshman Award
$8,489
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
361
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 17% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Staten Island Population
470,728 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
3% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Dolphins
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.5% Asian
16.5% Black/African-American
19.1% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.8% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
2.6% from 117 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
20.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
33%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2 3
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 4  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required May 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2800 Victory Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Staten Island, NY 10314-6600
Phone
(718) 982-2010
Fax
(718) 982-2500
E-mail
admissions@csi.cuny.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
 
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
100% of 14,684 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 8,031 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 6,653 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
5,268 (36%) of 14,684 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,741 (34%) of 8,031 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,527 (38%) of 6,653 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.01
3.75 and Above
4%
3.50 - 3.74
29%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
509 average
450-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
40%
Score of 400 - 500
43%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
516 average
480-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
420-530 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,501
Out-of-state: $39,771
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,289
Out-of-state: $18,559
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
$1,364
Other Expenses
$5,533
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002698
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,223 (89.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,986 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,819 (91.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
84 (4.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
40%
Average Award
$8,489
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,706 (93.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,140
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 322 (17.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,216
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 718 (39.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
107 (4.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,999

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
7,704 (80.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,956 (90.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,443 (92.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
361 (5.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
39%
Average Award
$8,225
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,983 (92.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,674
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,479 (23.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,743
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,227 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
240 (2.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,124

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
13
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
2
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
4
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
6
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Psychology, Business/marketing, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
361
Part-Time Faculty
763
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
25%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 17% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
 
Sophomore Standing
Not reported

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1700
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing--General
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Staten Island Population
470,728 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
204 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
120 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
3% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
97%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
radar-controlled traffic monitoring, vehicle and bicycle patrols, closed circuit video surveillance

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Dolphins
School Colors
Columbia blue and maroon

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, track and field
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading, track and field

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cheerleading, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, international students club, campus activities board, united african students in the usa, south asian nations association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
12,509
Women
6,836 (54.6%)
Men
5,673 (45.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
9,710
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.5% Asian
16.5% Black/African-American
19.1% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.8% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students.
2.6% from 117 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
1,085

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
20.4%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
41.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
47.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
33%
Average Starting Salary
33%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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