The CSU’s operating budget has two main funding sources: the state General Fund and student tuition fees. State funding now covers slightly more than half of the CSU’s operating costs, with tuition fees making up for the remainder. Auxiliaries and philanthropic support generate additional revenue needed for essential services that supplement state-supported activities.
1 The 2019-20 final budget total includes $305.5M for general obligation and lease revenue bonds.
2 Fiscal year 2019-20 one-time budget allocations appropriated by the 2019 Budget Act (Assembly Bill 74, Chapter 23).