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CUNY--College of Staten Island is a public institution that was founded in 1955. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,156, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 204 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. CUNY--College of Staten Island's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 133. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,858 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,978 (2012-13).
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The College of Staten Island (CSI) is a senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY); the nation's leading urban university; offering master's; bachelor's; and associate's degrees in the liberal arts; sciences; and professional studies to 14,000 students.
The 204-acre landscaped campus of CSI; the largest in NYC; is fully accessible and contains an advanced; networked infrastructure to support technology-based teaching; learning; and research.
CSI participates in the University's Macaulay Honors College. CSI is also home to the Teacher Education Honors Academy, and The Verrazano School, a selective program that expands upon the college's successful Learning Communities model.
CSI also participates in the Doctoral programs of The City University Graduate School and University Center.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to CUNY--College of Staten Island, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at CUNY--College of Staten Island is $65. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 100.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||100.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 1|
The student-faculty ratio at CUNY--College of Staten Island is 18:1, and the school has 21.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at CUNY--College of Staten Island include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Psychology; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; and English Language and Literature/Letters. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.0 percent.
CUNY--College of Staten Island has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,156, with a gender distribution of 43.4 percent male students and 56.6 percent female students. CUNY--College of Staten Island is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
CUNY--College of Staten Island offers a number of student services including women's center, placement service, day care, and health service. CUNY--College of Staten Island also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and student patrols. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at CUNY--College of Staten Island.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At CUNY--College of Staten Island, 45.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,341.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,858 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$14,978 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data