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Admissions

Thank you for your interest in visiting CSI's magnificent campus.   As the health and safety of our guests is of our utmost concern, w​e have made the decision to place precautionary restrictions on visits and other events.  

Considering CSI due to the recent St. John’s University announcement? Please visit our special webpage.

In-person office hours are Monday - Friday, from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Thursdays we are open until 6:30 pm. All visitors are required to present a Cleared4 “Pass” (proof of COVID vaccination or recent negative test) to enter the CSI campus. To register and receive the pass, please complete our visitor form and read the instructions.

Our Recruitment and Admissions Virtual Office is open Monday and Wednesday, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, and Tuesday and Thursday, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for live private chats with our staff.

As we understand the importance of campus visits in your college selection process we have developed alternatives to assist you with your decision. 

You Belong at CSI!

Imagine earning a world-class education on a beautiful campus, in the world’s most exciting city.

A world of exciting opportunity awaits you at CSI, including our magnificent campus, exciting student life, outstanding academics, new high-end apartment-style living and a dedicated, knowledgeable faculty.

We’re the right choice if you are:

  • An undergraduate looking for a quality two-year or four-year college experience
  • An exceptional student looking for an affordable honors program
  • A graduate school candidate hoping to earn your advanced certificate, master’s or doctorate degree

A few reasons why you should consider CSI:

  • We focus on hands-on research and scholarship. Compared to many other research institutions, undergraduate students perform research with faculty and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities at a much earlier point in their academic career.
  • We provide international educational opportunities through our Center for Global Engagement.
  • Our 204-acre campus is the largest single site for a New York City college. Set in a park-like landscape, CSI offers a traditional campus setting in close proximity to New York City.

Our tuition rates are one of the lowest in the country for New York State residents, while remaining very reasonable for out-of-state students.


Contact Information

Office of Recruitment and Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions

Building 2A, Room 103
Email Office of Recruitment and Admissions

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In-person: Mo. - Fr. from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Th. until 6:30 pm

Virtual Office: Mo./We., from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Tu./Th., from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Luxury residence halls, Dolphin Cove, have increased the College’s national and international desirability. More than 400 students can now live on campus in private bedrooms, with shared living space, study rooms, and laundry facilities. We offer these configurations: 4 bedrooms/2 bath, 3 bedrooms/2 bath, and 2 bedrooms/1 bath.

Want to learn even more? Here are some great facts about CSI:

  • Named a Top Public College in the Northeast by US News and World Report!
  • Free campus shuttle and ferry ride to downtown New York City.
  • Our tuition rates remain one of the lowest in the country for NYS residents and very reasonable for out-of-state students.
  • As the only public college on Staten Island, we offer a program for everyone, from Associates degrees to doctoral programs.

Our knowledgeable Recruitment and Admission staff are available to answer all your questions and facilitate your enrollment at CSI any way we can. We encourage you to come visit our campus in person and meet with an admissions advisor.