CUNY College of Staten Island
881 reviews
  1. Staten Island, NY
  2. 4 Year
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CUNY College of Staten Island Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$16,615/ year
Poll
52%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.64 responses
Poll
46%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.91 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,550/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 118 responses
  • Salads
    21%
  • Wraps
    19%
  • Pizza
    17%
  • Coffee
    13%
  • Variety of many different types
    9%
  • Deli Options
    7%
  • There are many varities to satisfy every one
    5%
34%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.65 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 55 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    22%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    45%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    27%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
88%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.69 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 49 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    59%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    33%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    2%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    6%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 58 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    36%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    41%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    5%
  • Not very visible.
    9%
  • We have campus police?
    9%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Soccer, Baseball
Women's Varsity Sports
Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field: X-Country, Soccer
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 102 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    23%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    54%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    20%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
  • Carnival
    19%
  • Club Fairs
    19%
  • Relay for life
    13%
  • Job fairs
    12%
  • Events in Student Housing
    10%
  • Sporting events
    6%
  • Nothing
    6%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 50 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    6%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    8%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    20%
  • Parties? What parties?
    64%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 16 responses
Report
  • Graduation Parties
    31%
  • Off campus parties throughout the boroughs
    31%
  • Can't party at a CUNY
    25%
  • Saint Patricks Day Parade
    13%
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