Business & Economy

Business & Economy

The California State University drives California's economy—locally, regionally and across the state. 



Did you know that for every $1 invested by the state, the CSU generates $5.43 for California's economy?

CSU campuses contribute to the regional as well as statewide economy, supporting 150,000 jobs through expenditures.

With 23 campuses statewide, the CSU is a leader in providing access to quality education.

The CSU is the largest source of the state's skilled workforce, providing over 100,000 graduates every year.

Whether directly or indirectly, the CSU affects every person in the state of California.


​A Commitment to Efficiency

Across the system, the California State University is doing more with less.

Read About Our Efficiency Practices

C​SU Synergy Projects

By looking at how t​hings can be done better, the CSU's campuses and Chancellor's Office are cutting costs while improving services.

Learn How We're Achieving Fiscal Sustainability​​​

How the CSU, UC and California Community Colleges Work Together

California's higher ed leaders share ideas, information and lessons, and explore ways to save money.

Go To UKnowledgeShare

Hospitality & Tourism Alliance

Hospitality and Tourism Management Education Initiatitve

Working with leaders in the hospitality business, students at 14 CSU campuses prepare for a career in one of California's largest industries.

Learn More About the Alliance

CSU Entertainment Industry

CSU Entertainment Industry Alliance

Students working toward a career in entertainment can apply for internships and learn from industry leaders.

Discover the Alliance