The 2018-19 Operating Budget request builds on the recent successes of the California State University, while also allowing the system to aggressively pursue ways to reach our goals for student success.
The CSU has big plans for the future and a fully-funded budget from the state will allow us to reach our ambitious goals.
If you’re wondering how the money given to the CSU has been allocated, where it comes from, and how it would be spent in 2018-19, these tables will help answer those questions.
Read the 2018-19 Operating Budget Plan SummaryThree-Year Budget Summary and Highlights
Sources of RevenueDistribution of Budget Increases
The State General Fund and tuition revenue are the biggest sources of funding for the California State University.
Graduation Initiative 2025, compensation, benefits for faculty and staff, and improvements to campus facilities are among the CSU’s biggest expenses.
Every year, the system foregoes significant revenue to ensure thousands of students with the greatest financial need can attend the CSU.
Our 23 campuses now serve more than 480,000 students and last year graduated 119,000 students, setting a new record.
The 2018-19 Operating Budget included requests for additional one-time, non-recurring investments from the state as well.
You can find more information and the data used to create the 2018-19 Operating Budget in these tables.