College of Staten Island CUNY

Staten Island, NY 10314

College of Staten Island CUNY is one of the 45 public 4-year colleges in New York. Its campus is medium in size and located in Staten Island. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 30% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Staten Island's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $6,530, and fees were $560. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,920 and $560 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 14 56
Bachelor's degree 20 113
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 77.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/21/1963 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1975 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
02/01/2002 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/1986 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $65
Graduates $125

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$285/credit
In State Students$285/credit
Out of State Students$580/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$440/credit
In State Students$440/credit
Out of State Students$805/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $12,825 $12,825 $26,100
ADN 70 $19,950 $19,950 $40,600
BSN 125 $35,625 $35,625 $72,500
FNP 50 $22,000 $22,000 $40,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of College of Staten Island CUNY's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 61% $4,766
Other Federal Grant 4% $306
State Grant & Scholarships 72% $4,355
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $4,741
Federal Student Loans 15% $5,082
Private Loans 1% $8,622


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,685
$30,001 to $48,000$5,852
$48,001 to $75,000$9,527
$75,001 to $110,000$13,036
Over $110,000$13,905

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Race/ethnicity unknown

Relevant scholarships

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted ...

New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the ...

New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.

College of Staten Island CUNY
2800 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314

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