Explore The System

The California State University is the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country. We are the gateway institution for the great majority of students seeking a baccalaureate education in California, and for those who seek professional training as teachers, nurses, social workers, and engineers. We have tremendous impact on the education, lives, economy, and the future of Californians and people throughout the world.

Explore the system and learn more about what makes us a leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education.

Profiles of CSU Leaders
Biographic information of CSU Trustees, CSU Campus Presidents, and CSU System Officers.

Key Facts and Figures
The most important facts about the CSU.

CSUMentor™ Online Admissions
Visit CSUMentor™ for detailed information on each campus plus information on admissions and financial aid and online application to one or more campuses.

CSU Historical Archives
The official records of the CSU, the CSU Historical Archives, are located at CSU Dominguez Hills. Here you'll find minutes of the Board of Trustees, minutes of the Statewide Academia Senate, reports, newspaper articles, and other official and personal documents of significance.