48 months
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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The Department of Economics offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics at The City University of New York. In cooperation with the School of Business, a Business and Finance Concentrations are offered within the Bachelor’s degree program in Economics.


Undergraduate students majoring in Accounting, Business or Economics at The City University of New York and satisfying the following criteria may be granted permission to take up to three graduate courses at undergraduate tuition to be counted towards their bachelor’s degree. These graduate courses may be used only to substitute for 400-level elective requirements (ACC, BDA, BUS, ECO, FNC, MGT, MKT) designations. All graduate courses in the Business Management program can be taken as double-counting courses. All graduate courses in the Business Management Program can be taken.

This allows students to earn both the bachelor’s and the master’s degrees in five years.


  • Current enrollment in bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or Economics at the College of Staten Island and successful completion of three years of study with 90 or more earned credits.
  • Cumulative GPA 3.3 or above.
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a full-time College of Staten Island Business School faculty under whom the applicant has studied.
  • Permissions from the course instructor, the coordinator of the graduate program, and the department chairperson.
  • Application for admission and conditional acceptance into to the Business Management graduate program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finite Mathematics
  • College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • Computer Proficiency Requirement
  • Information Management
  • Computer Technology Lab
  • Computational Problem Solving in Python

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed freshman application
  • $65 application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Copy of high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma and scores
  • Please note that SAT/ACT exams are not required, nor will they be considered through the Spring 2023 admissions cycle.
  • For admission purposes, you are considered an international student if you are currently in an F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant status, will need to change your current status to F-1 or J-1, or will need an F-1 or J-1 visa in order to study at CSI. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.


  • Full-time matriculated: $3,465 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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