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Office of Recruitment and Admissions 2800 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, NY 10314

Our Programs of Study

Selective Programs and Research

Whatever your interests, CSI has a program that suits your needs. We offer associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs, as well as several doctoral programs in cooperation with The Graduate Center, CUNY. Our wide range of programs allows you to pursue almost any career path. Choose from varied fields — business, education, nursing, pre-medicine, music, computer science, and much more. Associate’s Degree Programs Business— Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing Specializations Computer Technology—Programming and Information Science Sequences Electrical Engineering Technology Engineering Science Liberal Arts and Sciences Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Programs Accounting African American Studies American Studies Art—Studio Art/Art History, Photography Concentrations Biochemistry Biology*—Bioinformatics Option Business—Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing Concentrations Chemistry* Cinema Studies—Critical Studies and Production Concentrations Communications—Journalism, Media Studies, Design and Digital Media, and Corporate Communications Concentrations Computer Science Dramatic Arts Economics—Business and Finance Specializations Education —Early Childhood, Childhood, and Adolescence Programs Engineering Science—Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Specializations English*—Writing, Linguistics, Literature, and Dramatic Literature Concentrations History* International Studies Italian Studies* Mathematics*— Pure, Applied Mathematics Mathematics/Computer Science Medical Technology Music — Classical Performance, Literature and Theory, Music Technology, Jazz Studies, and Performance Concentrations Nursing Philosophy Philosophy and Political Science Physics Political Science Pre-Professional Preparation — Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Optometry, Physical Therapy, and Podiatry Programs Psychology

Science, Letters, and Society— Early Childhood Sequence (Birth–2), Childhood Sequence (1–6) Social Work Sociology/Anthropology Spanish* Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies *Adolescent Education Track Available (Grades 7–12)

Certificate Programs Modern China Studies Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies Master of Arts and Science Accounting Accounting (MS) Biology (MS) Business Management (MS) Cinema and Media Studies (MA) Computer Science (MS) Education (MSED)— Childhood Education, Adolescence Education (Biology, English, Mathematics, or Social Studies), Special Education (Childhood), Special Education (Adolescence Generalist) English (MA) Environmental Science (MS) History (MA) Liberal Studies (MA) Mental Health Counseling (MA) Neuroscience, Mental Retardation, and Developmental Disabilities (MS) Nursing (MS)— Adult Health, Gerontological Post-Master’s Leadership in Education—School District Leader, School Building Leader and School District Leader (Dual Certificate) Nursing—Adult Health Nursing, Gerontological Nursing Advanced Certificates Autism Spectrum Disorders Cultural Competence Nursing Education Doctoral Programs Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) The College of Staten Island offers additional Doctoral programs jointly with The Graduate Center, CUNY: Biochemistry (PhD) Biology (Specialty in Neuroscience, PhD) Computer Science (PhD) Nursing (DNS) Physics (PhD) Polymer Chemistry (PhD)

Macaulay Honors College The Macaulay Honors College at CSI offers exceptional students an extraordinary undergraduate experience through the combined resources of CUNY and New York City. Students receive exclusive access to the best instructional technology, mentors, internships, and opportunities to study abroad. Macaulay students also receive a “cultural passport” that gives them special access to the cultural treasures of New York City.

The Verrazano School The Verrazano School at CSI is a selective, four-year baccalaureate honors program that offers motivated and talented students a unique, high-quality undergraduate experience. The Verrazano School offers smaller classes, constructive contact with full-time faculty, and personalized academic advisement. In addition, career preparation and academic, social, and cultural learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom offered through Verrazano help contribute to a positive, memorable, and valuable college experience.

Research Our campus houses more than 70 advanced science laboratories. CSI students perform cutting-edge research with faculty from every academic discipline on campus, using the College's state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Center for Developmental Neuroscience and Developmental Disabilities Center for Engineered Polymeric Materials (CePM) Center for Environmental Science Center for the Study of Staten Island: Staten Island Project (SIP) Center for Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences CUNY High-Performance Computing Center (HPCC)

Welcome to CSI We offer you a world of opportunity, a place where you can explore your interests, unlock your talents, and find your path to a fulfilling and successful future. A stimulating world moves through our campus; bright, motivated students who come from all corners of the globe; a world-class faculty who inspire you to learn and make a personal investment in your education; modern facilities equipped with the best learning technology. CSI is an excellent choice for students who want a great education at an affordable price. Learn how you can be part of this special place — the College of Staten Island, a senior college of The City University of New York.

New York City

Imagine receiving a world-class education in the world’s most exciting city while experiencing the comforts of a serene, beautiful campus. For more information, call the Office of Recrutment and Admissions at 718.982.2246 or email Also visit us at our Website at


Our Faculty

Our Students

Our faculty members are passionate about their role in the leadership process. They provide students with a rich and structured intellectual opportunity — and they do so with a dazzling array of methodologies.

Surround yourself with talented people—people who share your desire to learn and grow, people who bring different perspectives from around the world.

At CSI, our world-class faculty do more than teach. They take a personal interest in your development. They mentor you. They partner with you on research projects. They help you shape your professional goals. They help you see what you can become, and how you can apply your talents in the working world. Our faculty are an inspired group, and they will inspire you to make the most of your college experience.


At CSI, you will experience that diversity — diversity in country of origin, ethnicity, interests, and faiths. Students join us from over 60 countries outside the United States. Learn about different cultures. Build new friendships. Join with fellow students in an extraordinary array of learning programs and extracurricular activities. Experience the world, right here on campus. Find your place in our tight-knit, global community.

Our Campus The College of Staten Island offers an unusual opportunity to experience life in New York City while studying on our picturesque 204-acre campus, which boasts the Great Lawn, athletic fields, and sculpture and seating areas, all surrounded by mature woodlands. Fourteen buildings house classrooms, laboratories, instructional spaces, study lounges, and offices.


The Center for International Service provides services for students and scholars from around the world. In addition to processing all required immigration documentation, the Center provides extensive orientation, ongoing advisement, and assistance. It also oversees student activities and organizes a variety of on-campus programs throughout the year. For additional information, please email or visit the Website at ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE


CSI’s Center for the Arts is the premiere cultural arts and performance space on Staten Island. The CFA’s Springer Concert Hall and the Broadway-style Williamson Theatre present many New York City premieres from national touring companies and international artists. LIBRARY

Our Library offers you the resources to learn and explore in a quiet, comfortable setting. The building houses a study center, a collection of books and journals in the liberal arts and sciences, computer facilities and online services that provide access to resources beyond the Library, an instructional facility on information retrieval and information literacy, and media distribution services in support of instruction.

The English Language Institute program includes 20 hours of classroom instruction per week, specialized workshops, TOEFL preparation, highly qualified instructors, small classes, personal attention, housing assistance, field trips to New York City cultural institutions and events, and facilitated admission into the College of Staten Island. Special month-long programs are available for groups of ten or more students. The English Language Institute is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP). For additional information, please email or call 718.982.2100. Visit our Website at english_language_institute. SPORTS AND RECREATION CENTER

Students engage in a broad range of indoor and outdoor fitness activities. This facility features five racquetball courts, two gyms, a fitness center, and an eight-lane swimming pool. Outside, you can enjoy tennis, basketball, and handball courts; a track; and soccer, baseball and softball fields.


Campus Life We offer you a wide range of extracurricular activities to enrich your college experience.


At CSI, our Office of Student Life gives you many opportunities to pursue your personal interests. Joining a club or an organization is a great way to meet other people who share your interests. Our students operate more than 50 clubs and organizations, from cultural groups to student publications and religious clubs. Whatever your interest, we look forward to helping you find your place within the CSI community. NEW CSI STUDENT HOUSING

Starting in Fall 2013, CSI students are able to live on campus in our brand new student housing. Great amenities, such as a state-of-the-art fitness center, computer center, study lounges, cafe and social lounge, and much more are available. For more information about CSI student housing, please visit


This is where you go to relax, eat, and find out what’s happening around campus. Choose from a variety of culinary options and enjoy our spacious cafeteria. Visit the bookstore, the health center, or the study lounge. The Center also is home to the student-run radio station, WSIA FM 88.9, and to the College’s many student clubs and organizations. 4

International Students  


International Students