On 2800 Victory Boulevard in Staten Island lays CUNY’s College of Staten Island which was founded in 1976 through the union of two existing colleges—Staten Island Community College and Richmond College. The merger of these two colleges resulted in the only public four-year institution of higher learning on Staten Island. Though the school was founded in 1976, the current CSI campus opened in 1994, when it became the largest college campus site in New York City. There are 14 academic buildings and over 300 classrooms, offices, study lounges, and laboratories. The campus is divided into quadrangles, connected by a walkway called the Alumni Walk. There is ample room for walking, studying, or lounging outside in the open fields between the buildings. Sixteen works of art are scattered through this landscape, which is filled with trees and flowers and often resembles a garden.
The school is known for its dedicated faculty who give high quality instruction and advisement to their students. CSI also offers challenging academic programs and many internships and job placement opportunities. Students often work with professors in research projects and these types of opportunities are strongly recommended to any student in any field in CSI.
Academics at CSI are broken into two divisions: the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Division of Science and Technology. The College offers 35 undergraduate degrees and 15 graduate degrees in a variety of subjects. It’s master’s degree is awarded in 13 professional and liberal arts and science fields of study. The College participates in doctoral programs of The City University Graduate School and University Center in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Nursing, Physics, and Psychology. Science and technology. Students may enjoy the Science and Technology Expansion via Applied Mathematics program, STEAM for short, which is a National Science Foundation-funded comprehensive initiative that will greatly enhance undergraduate science and technology education on the CSI campus.
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