Forbes magazine named the College of Staten Island a Forbes Best Value College for 2019. This list consists of only 300 schools, and assists students and their families to make better-informed decisions on which colleges will provide the best value for their investment.
The College of Staten Island’s Children’s Center has been chosen as the 2019 Program of the Year by the National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers (N4C), the national membership organization for campus-based childcare centers. The CSI Children’s Center is one of only two accredited centers on Staten Island.
The College of Staten Island has been listed in two of U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 Best Graduate Schools Rankings for its Master’s programs in Nursing and Social Work.
The College of Staten Island has earned the Number 2 spot on the Military Friendly® Schools list for large public schools in the nation for 2019. First published in 2009 by Viqtory Media, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them to select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career.
From 2010-2016, the College of Staten Island ranked in the top 15% nationwide for public schools, placed Number 8 in 2017, and achieved the top spot nationwide for 2018. CSI is also ranked a Military Spouse Friendly school.
A video that highlights the outstanding experiences that various alumni have had at the College of Staten Island has won an Honorable Mention from CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) in the category of Community Relations, Programs, Projects, and Special Events. The video, which also underscores the connection of the College to the community, is available online.
“Increasingly, people are recognizing that CSI is a destination campus – a place where student success guides all of our work and where exceptional faculty are engaging in remarkable scholarship and research across many disciplines,” said College President William J. Fritz. “We welcome the recognition from Forbes.”
Forbes ranked CSI 504th on the publication’s “America’s Top Colleges” list, which was announced Aug. 28. The College ranked 179th among public institutions. The complete list includes 650 institutions and there are almost 3,000 accredited four-year institutions in America.
In April, Forbes ranked CSI 111th out of the top 300 “best value colleges” in the nation.
Since its founding in 1956, the College of Staten Island has produced more than 60,000 alumni and annually more than 15,000 students enroll in courses. It’s also the most diverse campus in Staten Island and offers the best value for money.
As a senior campus of The City University of New York (CUNY), the College offers a broad range of academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences, in the professions that lead to Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees.
Additional doctoral programs are also available on campus in collaboration with The CUNY Graduate Center. From enriching undergraduate studies to completing doctoral theses, CSI students are provided with the tools and opportunities they need to earn a world-class education.
The College of Staten Island has been listed in two of U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate Schools Rankings for its Master’s programs in Nursing and Social Work.
The College of Staten Island has earned the 2018 Military Spouse Friendly School® designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur® and STEM JobsSM resources. The annual companion list to Military Friendly® Schools recognizes those higher-education institutions that actively recruit spouses of active duty service members and promote student retention and career development policies and programs that acknowledge and support the unique challenges of military life. This year’s list features 100 institutions across ten categories, demonstrating the growing success among all sizes and types of post-secondary schools for tapping into this talented group of men and women.
CSI is committed to actively recruiting and supporting military spouses, knowing firsthand that they bring a level of maturity, discipline, life experience, and talent to the classroom.