Best Value Schools named CSI to its list of the “Top 100 Most Affordable Universities in America” in 2018. 

AT A GLANCE

Associate Degree Programs
• Business (AAS): Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing
• Computer Technology (AAS): Information Science, Programming
• Engineering Science (AS): Electrical, Mechanical
• Liberal Arts and Sciences (AA/AS)
• Nursing (AAS)

Bachelor’s Degree Programs
• Accounting (BS)
• African and African Diaspora Studies (BA)
• American Studies (BA)
• Art (BA/BFA): Studio Art
• Art/Photography (BA/BFA)
• Biochemistry (BS)
• Biology* (BS): Bioinformatics; Ecology, Evolution, and Behavioral Biology; Health Science; Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Neuroscience
• Business (BS): Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing
• Chemistry* (BS)
• Cinema Studies (BA): Critical Studies, Production
• Communications (BS): Corporate Communications, Design and Digital Media, Journalism, Media Studies
• Computer Science (BS)
• Computer Science/Mathematics (BS)
• Drama (BS)
• Earth and Environmental Science (BS)
• Earth Science* (BS)
• Economics (BA/BS): Business, Finance
• Education: Adolescence, Childhood, Early Childhood
• Electrical Engineering (BS)
• Engineering Science (BS): Computer, Electrical, Mechanical
• English* (BA): Dramatic Literature, Linguistics, Literature, Writing
• Geography (BA)
• History* (BA)
• Information Systems and Informatics (BS)
• International Studies (BA)
• Italian Studies* (BA)
• Mathematics* (BS): Pure, Applied Mathematics
• Medical Technology (BS)
• Music (BA/BS): Classical Performance, Jazz Studies, Literature and Theory, Music Technology, Performance
• Nursing (BS)
• Philosophy (BA)
• Philosophy and Political Science (BA): Dual Major
• Physics* (BS)
• Political Science (BA)
• Pre-professional Preparation: Chiropractic, Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Podiatry
• Psychology (BA/BS)
• Science, Letters, and Society (BA): Childhood (Grades 1–6), Early Childhood (Birth–Grade 2)
• Social Work (BSSW)
• Sociology-Anthropology (BA)
• Spanish* (BA)
• Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (BA)

* Adolescent Education track available (Grades 7–12)

Master’s Degree Programs
• Accounting (MS)
• Biology (MS): Biotechnology, Education
• Business Management (MS): Large-Scale Data Analysis, Strategic Management
• Cinema and Media Studies (MA)
• Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
• Computer Science (MS)
• Education (MSEd): Adolescence (Biology, English, Mathematics, Social Studies); Childhood; Special Education; Special Education Adolescence Generalist; Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages
• English (MA): Education, Literature, Rhetoric
• Electrical Engineering (ME)
• Environmental Science (MS)
• Health Management (MS)
• History (MA)
• Liberal Studies (MA)
• Neuroscience (MS)
• Nursing (MS): Adult-Gerontological Health Nursing
• Social Work (MSW)

Post-master’s and Advanced Certificates
• Autism Spectrum Disorders (Advanced Certificate)
• Business Analytics of Large-Scale Data (Advanced Certificate)
• Bilingual Education (Advanced Certificate)
• Leadership in Education (Post-master’s): School Building Leader and School District Leader (Dual Certificate), School District Leader
• Nursing (Post-master’s): Adult-Gerontological Health
• Public History (Advanced Certificate)
• Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Advanced Certificate)

Doctoral Programs
• Adult-Gerontological Health Nursing (DNP)
• Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT)
• Doctoral Programs offered jointly with the CUNY Graduate School: Chemistry, Biology (Neuroscience), Computer Science, Nursing, Physics

Prestige and affordability
CSI was also named a “Best Value College” by Forbes. U.S. News & World Report named CSI’s master’s programs in Nursing and Social Work to its 2019 Best Graduate School Rankings. In addition, CSI is #1 in the US on Victory Media’s 2018 “Military Friendly Schools” list and was honored in Military Advanced Education & Transition’s “2018 Guide to Colleges and Universities.” CSI offers experiential learning opportunities, honors programs, independent and faculty research opportunities, study abroad, scholarships, financial aid, and luxury apartment-style housing.

Largest New York City campus
CSI is situated on a sprawling 204-acre campus located in the heart of Staten Island. As the largest single college campus (public or private) in New York City, its scenic landscape creates a rural oasis in an urban setting, with picturesque trees, lawns, and gardens. CSI St. George, our newest satellite location conveniently situated near the Staten Island Ferry and the Island’s transportation hub, offers an assortment of undergraduate and graduate classes as well as easy travel for commuters and access to New York City.

Exemplary facilities and academics
State-of-the-art facilities are the hallmark of CSI’s campus. Highlights include a 16-foot domed astrophysical observatory, home of the most powerful supercomputer on the Eastern seaboard; the 77,000-sq. ft. Sports and Recreation Center; one of three animal labs in the country that breeds naked mole-rats; the student-operated radio station, WSIA-FM; the Advanced Imaging Facility; an experimental black box theater; and the ultramodern Center for the Arts.

CSI also offers exemplary academ
ics. School of Business faculty hold advanced degrees, publish in leading journals, and have extensive real-world experience. The School of Education offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Adolescent, Childhood, and Early Childhood Education and graduates students with a 98% pass rate on the Teacher Certification Examination. CSI’s School of Health Sciences offers two of CSI’s most academically competitive programs, Nursing and Physical Therapy, along with the BSSW and MSW in Social Work.

World-class faculty
CSI’s faculty are highly regarded experts in their chosen fields, and over 90% of our full-time faculty members hold PhDs or the highest attainable degrees in their fields. The media have sought our professors for appearances on television and radio and in print to share their expertise with the public.

Most recently, Professor of Music
Sylvia Kahan’s book Winnaretta Singer-Polignac: Princesse, mécène et musicienne was nominated for the prestigious Prix France Musique des Muses 2019. Adding to the impressive pool of recent faculty accolades, CSI’s Dean of Science and Technology Vivian Incéra was nominated for General Councilor of the American Physical Society in 2018. In addition, Professor of English Patricia Smith’s latest collection of poetry, entitled Incendiary Art: Poems (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press), won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Poetry, the prestigious $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and most recently the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for poetry.

Recent grants awarded to CSI facul
ty include National Science Foundation Career Grants of $462,545 awarded to Chemistry’s Sharon Loverde for her project entitled “Career: Multiscale Modeling of Polymersomes”; $450,000 to Dwight Richards, Neo Antoniades, and Xin (Jessica) Jiang (Engineering and Environmental Science) for their project, “GOALI: Collaborative Research: An Experimentally Validated Simulation Framework for Next-Generation Plastic Optical Fiber-Based Systems on Airplanes”; and $124,422 awarded to Mathematics’s Tobias Johnson for his research entitled “Phase Transitions in Random Interacting Systems.”

Luxury student housing
CSI’s luxury student housing allows students to live in comfort and convenience in the heart of our beautiful campus. Our student apartments are fully furnished, include private bedrooms and bathrooms, and have internet and cable access. Amenities include a fitness center, computer lab, study lounge, and laundry room.

Honors programs
The College of Staten Island offers the Macaulay Honors College: University Scholars Program, which provides high-achieving students with a special honors curriculum of innovative and challenging courses during the first and second years of study. Inside Honors: Ratings and Reviews of Sixty Public University Honors Programs has given Macaulay Honors College the highest rating among public honors colleges and programs nationwide. Only 11 of the schools ranked received the highest rating, and only three in the Northeast. The Verrazano School, our local honors program unique to CSI, is designed to offer students a unique undergraduate education through academically motivated learning communities. The Teacher Education Honors Academy, also unique to CSI, is designed for select students passionate about mathematics and science who want to teach those subjects to middle and high school students. All offer merit-based scholarships.