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College of Staten Island CUNY Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how College of Staten Island CUNY ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is College of Staten Island CUNY Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

College of Staten Island CUNY was awarded 17 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is accounting.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked CSI as #1,150 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 132 colleges in New York, CSI is ranked at #107.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CSI?

Acceptance Rate

Since College of Staten Island CUNY has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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College of Staten Island CUNY Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, College of Staten Island CUNY is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Staten Island CUNY is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Staten Island CUNY

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 76% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like College of Staten Island CUNY enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 19% for first-time, full-time students at CSI, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at CSI

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,509 undergraduates at CSI with 9,710 being full-time and 2,799 being part-time.

CSI Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

CSI scored 56.52 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  56.52 out of 100
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How Much Does College of Staten Island CUNY Cost?

The overall average net price of CSI is $5,687. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CSI

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,685 $5,852 $9,527 $13,036 $13,905

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CSI, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CSI, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $5,512 a year. That adds up to $22,048 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CSI is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do CSI Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CSI make around $41,500 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at College of Staten Island CUNY make the most money.

Location of College of Staten Island CUNY

Located in Staten Island, New York, College of Staten Island CUNY is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of College of Staten Island CUNY

Contact details for CSI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: 718-982-2000

College of Staten Island CUNY Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 47 majors graduated from College of Staten Island CUNY. Of these students, 2,343 received undergraduate degrees and 289 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 281 $28,100
General Business/Commerce 176 $33,800
Accounting 125 $38,200
General English Literature 105 $27,000
General Biology 89 NA
Computer Science 83 $52,300
Nursing 83 $89,500
Communication & Media Studies 71 $27,500
Sociology & Anthropology 71 $26,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 59 $29,200

Learn more about the majors offered at College of Staten Island CUNY along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CSI

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 491 students took at least one online class at College of Staten Island CUNY. This is an increase from the 408 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 491 28
2016-2017 408 45
2015-2016 395 12
2014-2015 340 15
2013-2014 1,729 311

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