Statement of Accreditation Status

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York

  • CEO: Dr. William Fritz, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Margaret-Ellen Pipe
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Idna Corbett, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): CUNY - College of Staten Island (7/26/2010)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1961
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2021-2022
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2026

Contact Information

2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314

(718) 982-2000

www.csi.cuny.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of formal written notice from the institution in response to the Commission’s request of March 9, 2020. To temporarily waive Substantive Change Policy and Procedures and allow the use of distance education to accommodate students impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions, in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 5, 2020. Continued use of distance education beyond the limitations of USDE guidelines will require substantive change approval in accordance with Substantive Change Policy and Procedures. This flexibility is not available for clock-hour courses that lead to licensure if the licensing body will not accept distance learning courses or hours or give credit for them toward the number of hours a student must complete. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 15, 2018
    To note the visit by the Commission’s representative. To affirm inclusion of the additional location at CSI St. George, 120 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY 10301 within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • August 28, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include provisionally the additional location at CSI St. George, 120 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY 10301 within the scope of the institution’s accreditation pending a site visit to the location within six months of the commencement of operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To note that the Periodic Review Report has been received and will be acted on at the November Commission Meeting.
  • July 5, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the first and second post-baccalaureate programs, Advanced Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Certificate in Public History within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the Periodic Review Report has been received and will be acted on by the Commission at the November meeting.
  • July 5, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first alternative delivery method program (online Advanced Certificate in TESOL) within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • April 28, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. To remind the institution that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, should document assessment of student learning outcomes and program outcomes for the Doctorate in Physical Therapy (Standard 14).
  • March 6, 2014
    To accept the monitoring report. To remind the institution that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, should document assessment of student learning outcomes and program outcomes for the Doctorate in Physical Therapy (Standard 14).
  • April 29, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctorate in Physical Therapy within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, document assessment of student learning outcomes and program outcomes for the Doctorate in Physical Therapy. To remind the institution of the monitoring report, due December 1, 2013, documenting (1) the alignment of new general education goals and assessments with course, program, institutional, and system goals (Standard 12); and (2) evidence that results of student learning outcomes assessment in all programs are used to improve teaching, learning, and institutional effectiveness, and that assessment results are linked to resource allocation (Standard 14).
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation and to request a monitoring report, due December 1, 2013, documenting (1) the alignment of new general education goals and assessments with course, program, institutional, and system goals (Standard 12); and (2) evidence that results of student learning outcomes assessment in all programs are used to improve teaching, learning, and institutional effectiveness, and that assessment results are linked to resource allocation (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-Master's Certificate
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice
  • Additional Location
    CSI St. George
    120 Stuyvesant Place
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    Opened: 01/29/2018
  • Other Instructional Site
    1199 Union Workers Program
    498 Seventh Avenue
    New York, NY 10018
  • Other Instructional Site
    1199 Union Workers Program
    790 Port Richmond Ave.
    Staten Island, NY 10302
  • Other Instructional Site
    1199 Union Workers Program
    25 Elm Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    CSI Tech Incubator
    60 Bay Street
    Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Other Instructional Site
    Staten Island University Hospital
    475 Seaview Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10305

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