​​​"The budget adopted today by the Legislature takes another important step toward supporting California State University efforts to expand opportunity, empower timely degree completion and close the achievement gap for low-income and underserved students. If signed by the governor, the budget will enable the university to admit more California high school graduates and community college transfer students. The budget also provides one-time funds to bolster CSU Graduation Initiative efforts and address critical infrastructure. The university remains committed to advocating for the necessary resources to support high-quality degree programs and workforce ready graduates who are equipped with the knowledge and soft skills to support a vibrant, innovative society and economy."

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About the California State University
The California State University is the largest system of senior higher education in the country, with 23 campuses, 49,000 faculty and staff and 474,600 students. Half of the CSU’s students transfer from California Community Colleges. Created in 1960, the mission of the CSU is to provide high-quality, affordable education to meet the ever changing needs of California. With its commitment to quality, opportunity, and student success, the CSU is renowned for superb teaching, innovative research and for producing job-ready graduates. Each year, the CSU awards more than 105,000 degrees. One in every 20 Americans holding a college degree is a graduate of the CSU and our alumni are 3 million strong. Connect with and learn more about the CSU at CSU Social Media.