Filing an Application


Freshman and Transfer Applicants must apply online at www.cuny.edu. CSI has continuous admissions; however, applications should be filed early. Priority deadline for the Fall semester is February 1. Priority deadline for the Spring semester is September 15th.

Freshman Applicants

Freshman (first time) applicants are students who have not previously attended any college, university, and/or proprietary school within or outside the United States since graduating from high school or secondary school.

Applicants are required to submit the following to be considered for admission to the College of Staten Island:

  • Completed freshman application

  • $65 application fee

  • Official high school transcript

  • Copy of high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma and scores

  • SAT or ACT scores (required for entrance to baccalaureate programs)

Transfer Applications

Transfer applicants are students who have attended any college, university, and/or proprietary school since graduating from high school or secondary school. This applies whether or not the applicant is seeking transfer credit and/or changing program of study.

Applicants are required to submit the following to be considered for admission to the College of Staten Island:

  • Completed transfer application

  • $70 application fee

  • Official college transcript(s)

  • Official high school transcript

  • Copy of high school diploma or GED diploma and scores

Students must meet the standards of proficiency in the basic skills areas of reading, writing, and mathematics established by the University to transfer to a bachelor's degree program.

Visiting/Non-Degree Applicants

Visiting/Non-Degree applicants are students who DO NOT intend on applying for a degree program at CSI at this time or are visiting from other colleges.

The Non-Degree Application is available on the Registrar's web site and there is no fee.