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College of Staten Island CUNY Overview

College of Staten Island CUNY is a public institution situated in Staten Island, New York. Staten Island is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is College of Staten Island CUNY Known For?

2,457 Undergraduate Awards
$34,392 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest award offered at CSI is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 35% of the faculty were full-time.

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College of Staten Island CUNY Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CSI.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Sociology & Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Value English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Best Value General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#100 Best Value Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#102 Best Value Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#110 Best Value Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#110 Best Value Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#192 Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards CSI has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Value Colleges for Sociology & Anthropology College Factual
#3 Best Value Colleges for Sociology & Anthropology College Factual
#5 Best Sociology & Anthropology Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#143 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#143 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#181 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is College of Staten Island CUNY?

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Contact details for CSI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: 718-982-2000
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeOfStatenIsland
Twitter: https://twitter.com/csinews

How Do I Get Into CSI?

You can apply to CSI online at: www.cuny.edu/admissions/apply.html

As long as you submit the requested materials to College of Staten Island CUNY when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford College of Staten Island CUNY?

$34,392 Net Price
14% Take Out Loans
11.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of CSI is $34,392. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CSI, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $5,694 a year. That adds up to $22,776 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CSI is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

College of Staten Island CUNY Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,302 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,755 undergraduate students at CSI, with 9,302 being full-time and 2,453 being part-time.

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There are also 1,042 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,302 full-time undergraduates at CSI, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of College of Staten Island CUNY students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,101
Black or African American 1,349
Hispanic or Latino 2,542
White 3,815
International Students 208
Other Races/Ethnicities 287

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at College of Staten Island CUNY. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 170 countries are represented at CSI. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.

Online Learning at College of Staten Island CUNY

12,124 Took All Classes Online
12,714 Took At Least One Class Online
10,486.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 12,714 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CSI has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 103rd most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of CSI

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at College of Staten Island CUNY was 10,486.9%. This is the #29 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at CSI regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CSI ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CSI.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teaching English or French #1
Education #4

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

College of Staten Island CUNY Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 564 36 0 6 0 606
General Psychology 0 332 0 0 0 332
General Business/Commerce 97 189 0 0 0 286
Nursing 112 86 1 8 2 209
General English Literature 0 100 0 19 0 119
Accounting 0 101 0 13 0 114
General Biology 0 71 0 20 0 91
Computer Science 0 69 0 13 0 82
Social Work 0 33 0 43 0 76
Sociology & Anthropology 0 72 0 0 0 72
Communication & Media Studies 0 70 0 0 0 70
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 45 0 19 0 64
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 34 0 25 0 59
Economics 0 57 0 0 0 57
History 0 46 3 4 0 53
Special Education 0 0 0 46 0 46
General Physical Sciences 44 0 0 0 0 44
Political Science & Government 0 37 0 0 0 37
Electrical Engineering 0 26 0 2 0 28
Teaching English or French 0 0 2 25 0 27
General Engineering 6 21 0 0 0 27
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 24 0 24
Mathematics 0 24 0 0 0 24
Fine & Studio Arts 0 24 0 0 0 24
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 21 0 21
Educational Administration 0 0 19 0 0 19
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 19 19
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 17 0 0 0 17
Computer Programming 16 0 0 0 0 16
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 15 0 15
Information Science 0 14 0 0 0 14
Romance Languages 0 13 0 0 0 13
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 12 0 1 0 13
International Studies 0 11 0 0 0 11
Philosophy 0 11 0 0 0 11
Music 0 11 0 0 0 11
Ethnic Studies 0 10 0 0 0 10
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 9 0 0 0 9
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 7 0 0 0 7
Chemistry 0 7 0 0 0 7
Area Studies 0 6 0 0 0 6
Drama & Theater Arts 0 6 0 0 0 6
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 5 0 5
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 4 0 0 0 4
Geography & Cartography 0 4 0 0 0 4
Physics 0 3 0 0 0 3
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 1 0 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 1 0 1
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multilingual Education 0 0 0 0 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0 0 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 839 1,618 26 310 21 2,814

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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