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College of Staten Island

Check whether College of Staten Island is right for you as an international student.

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New York City, USA
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Study abroad at College of Staten Island

College of Staten (CSI) is a fantastic public college based in Staten Island, a fabulous borough in the internationally renowned US city of New York. Over 11,500 students are currently enrolled at CSI.

Staff at the College are dedicated to educating, training, and preparing students for success in a competitive and ever-changing society - the environment at CSI is wonderfully open and supportive.

CSI provides a wide variety of academic programs for overseas students to choose from. There’s a multitude of undergraduate and postgraduate courses available across many disciplines - there’s everything from mathematics to music.

International students living and studying at CSI’s beautiful campus have access to some outstanding facilities including a counseling service, job center, spacious classrooms, brilliant dining areas, and so much more.

Why study at College of Staten Island

  • Global population

    Students from across the world study at CSI

  • Renowned staff

    Learn from leading professors and academics

  • Top location

    New York is one of the most famous cities in the world

Life as an international student

By attending CSI, you’ll be surrounded by students from all over the globe. The College’s campus is a melting pot of different languages, cultures, and traditions - over 65 nationalities are currently represented at CSI.

Student residences are available in abundance at CSI. Accommodation options are modern, furnished, and situated in convenient locations. You’ll also be surrounded by an excellent range of amenities.

CSI’s international office is always available to provide guidance to overseas students. Whether you need assistance with some admin or need help with adapting to American culture - there’s always someone by your side.

Student reviews for College of Staten Island

Overall rating
4.65 stars
Based on 4 reviews
Overall experience
4.75 stars
4.5 stars
4.75 stars
University facilities
4.5 stars
University social
4.75 stars
  • Benedicta Gbemudu
    Overall experience 5 stars
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    University social
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    University facilities
    5 stars
    College of Staten Island Biology
    Tell us about College of Staten Island
    My classes are all online but my school activities are very active.
  • Manami Yokota
    Overall experience 4 stars
    4 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    4 stars
    University facilities
    3 stars
    College of Staten Island Social Studies
    Tell us about College of Staten Island
    the classes are still online but I can communicate with other university students through the class program.
  • Ellahe Haghani Noghani Nezhad
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    Overall experience 5 stars
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    4 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    College of Staten Island Healthcare Management
    Tell us about College of Staten Island
    I love everything about this college. Everyone is nice and helpful. They understand the current struggle of people and life with the pandemic. The transportation system is good.
  • Takuya Hashimoto
    Overall experience 5 stars
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    5 stars
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    5 stars
    College of Staten Island Communication
    Tell us about College of Staten Island
    My university has a vast campus, it's quiet and it's very relaxing. It was an environment where I could concentrate on my studies.

What College of Staten Island says

  • Monika Wojciechowski

    Monika Wojciechowski

    College of Staten Island Assistant Director for International Admissions
    Monika Wojciechowski says

    At CSI, international students find excellent degree programs, renowned faculty, vibrant campus life, affordable tuition, cutting-edge technology, and state-of-the-art facilities.

    CSI provides a welcoming and safe environment for international students with a community that values global education as evident by our Center for Global Engagement.

    CSI campus is located on the largest physical New York City college site. Surrounded by a park-like landscape, the campus is centrally located on Staten Island.

    The campus includes 300 classrooms, laboratories, and instructional spaces, study lounges, department and program offices, and faculty offices, along with extensive athletic facilities and an acclaimed Center for the Arts.

    CSI is a comprehensive institution offering associate, bachelor, master's, and doctorate degree programs across 5 specialized schools and divisions.

    The Center for Global Engagement 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.

    CSI alumni find employment in local, national and international companies.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Baseball Pitches
    • No. of Tennis Courts
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of Athletics Track
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 30
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Praying Rooms
    • Individual Praying Rooms
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - USD$18,600 per year
  • Graduate tuition - USD$12,825 to USD$37,625 per year

CSI Scholarship

  • Amount

    An average of USD$1,000 - USD$1,500

  • Requirements

    This scholarship recognizes academic excellence and college / community service. The CSI Foundation, and departments and associations of the College, memorial scholarships have been endowed through the generosity of many individuals and organizations who value higher education.


College of Staten Island

2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA

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