Located in the borough of Staten Island, the College of Staten Island (CSI) is one of the senior colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. The school was founded in 1976 after Richmond College and the Staten Island Community College merged due to the city's financial crisis. Currently located at the former site of the Willowbrook State School, CSI boasts the largest campus in New York City.
Students living in university housing or an off campus apartment around CSI have access to the school's extensive liberal arts and sciences programs. The school also participates in doctoral programs through the City University Graduate School and University Center in biology, chemistry, computer science, nursing, physical therapy and physics. CSI is also a part of the CUNY Macaulay Honors College, which accepts students who have demonstrated social and academic excellence.
Student living and university living at CSI place students within close proximity of New York City's various attractions. A short ferry ride allows students access to world-class restaurants, museums as well as cultural, educational, commercial and recreational centers like Times Square, Central Park, Ellis Island, Yankee Stadium, SoHo, Wall Street, Madison Square Garden, South Street Seaport and more.
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