The CSU has a significant impact on the state through the personal contributions of current students and alumni. The system’s students largely come from California and mostly remain in the state after graduation, applying the skills and knowledge they have learned to help California’s economy flourish.
Where Do CSU Students Come From?
In fall 2013:
96 percent of all
came from California.
88 percent of new
came from California
public high schools.
92 percent of new undergraduate transfers
came from the California Community Colleges.
Adding more than 100,000 new graduates to its ranks in 2012-13, the CSU boasts more than 2.9 million alumni who are leaders in the highimpact industries that drive California’s economy. CSU alumni have distinguished themselves in every field, including arts and entertainment, business, education, media, public administration, the sciences, sports, agriculture, engineering, technology and many others. Our alumni are the catalysts for economic, social and cultural change and are helping make a difference in the lives of the people of California and the world. In fact, more of California’s teachers come from the CSU than all other institutions in California combined.
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