College of Staten Island CUNY
Staten Island, NY 10314


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 13,520
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 442 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

College of Staten Island CUNY is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 11,794 applications and 11,695 students were granted admission. College of Staten Island CUNY is at the #97 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

College of Staten Island CUNY charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,440 and in-state students paid $6,330.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 84% of College of Staten Island CUNY's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 58% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,806 (which is 8.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at College of Staten Island CUNY in 2016-2017, was 448, which is 18% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,098 (which is 3.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, College of Staten Island CUNY has enrolled a total of 13,520 students (9,788 students full-time and 3,732 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 13,520 students, 802 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 12,533 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 987 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 12 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 46%

Hispanic: 24%

Black/African American: 14%

Asian: 11%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at College of Staten Island CUNY.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 34% 1,040
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 210
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 6% 172
Education 6% 169
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 5% 162
History 3% 101
Health Professions And Related Programs 3% 76
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 71
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 70
Engineering 2% 57

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of College of Staten Island CUNY full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of College of Staten Island CUNY graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,500. Last year, out of the total 3,038 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,582 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,384 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,876 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $28,500 $40,200
Employment Rate 85% 85%
Total Graduates 3,038 3,384

Campus Location

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