San Joaquin Valley

CSU Bakersfield | Fresno State​ | Stanislaus State

The San Joaquin Valley region is composed of 13 counties: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Kern, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mono, Mariposa and Inyo. There are three CSU campuses in the region: Fresno State, CSU Bakersfield and CSU Stanislaus. Together, the three campuses had a direct spend of $1.6 billion in 2019.

$765
MILLION

on operational
expenditures​

$44.4
MILLION

4-year aver​age
capital expenditures

$146
MILLION

on auxiliary
expenditures

$635.6
MILLION

in student
spending

Regional impact: more than 20,500 jobs, $762 million in labor income, $2.2 billion in regional industry activity and $141 million in tax revenue annually.

Increased alumni earnings of $4.6 billon supported an additional 30,700 jobs, $1.9 billion in labor income and $5.7 billion in industry activity, and generated $382 million in state and local taxes.


For every dollar of spending at San Joaquin Valley CSU campuses, $1.57 dollar​s of positive economic activity is generated in the state.

For every dollar the state invested in San Joaquin Valley CSU campuses, $7.23 in statewide spending is generated

When the impact of enhanced earnings of San Joaquin​ Valley alumni is included, for every dollar the state invested in these campuses, the total spending impact increases to $29.76.​

InputEmploymentLabor IncomeIndustry Activity
Tax Impact
Operational Expenditures
13,164
$496M
$1,304M
$72M
Capital Expenditures
457
$29M
$71M
$3M
Auxiliary1,716
​​$64M
$209M
$14M
Student Spend
5,198
$173M
$593M
$53M
Total 20,536 $762M $2,179M $141M
Alumni
30,709
$1,904M
$5,709M
​$382M