Welcome to the CSU​

You are now part of a remarkable experiment started 60 year​s ago by visionary people: A revoluntionary pl​an to change the future of California by changing the future of its people. The California State University -- the largest public university i​n the nation -- is the result of that plan. And the success of our students and alumni, their families and communities, an​d indeed this Golden State are nested in the mission, vision and values of this extraordinary institution. ​


About the CSU

The CSU plays a critical role in providing future leaders with the skills and knowledge they’ll need to thrive in the workforce and help drive California’s economy.​

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Structure & Leadership

CSU's Board of Trustees, presidents and division leaders are responsible for maintaining the university’s promise of opportunity, preparation and academic quality to CSU students.



Twenty-three campuses spread across the length and breadth of California educate 482,000 students and graduate more than 120,000 every year.

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