The College of Staten Island offers a number of selective academic programs, learning communities and undergraduate research opportunities. Our programs range from 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, to the Verrazzano School, a program designed to offer students a unique undergraduate education through academically motivated learning communities. The Teacher Education Honors Academy at CSI is designed for select students passionate about mathematics and science who want to inspire enthusiasm for those subject areas in middle and high school student.
In addition, the College offers a number of opportunity programs and learning communities for motivated students who have the potential to do well in college, but would benefit from enhanced academic support and financial assistance.
Our programs range from The Percy Ellis Sutton Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge Program (SEEK) higher education opportunity program which provides access to college, and promotes academic success and personal achievement through an array of counseling and other support services, to the Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP) which is designed at CSI to help motivated students earn their baccalaureate degrees in four years through comprehensive academic advisement, financial support and career development. The Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) at CSI is designed to increase the number of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students who enroll in and complete undergraduate and graduate programs leading to professional licensure or to careers in the fields of science, technology and education
These and other programs support motivated students to reach new academic heights. Please visit the program pages to determine which program is best for you