Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

College Portrait of Undergraduate EducationDetailed information about each of the California State University's 23 campuses is available in the "College Portraits." These snapshots provide clear and reliable information about the cost of attendance, community service participation, standardized test results, student demographics, degree completion, and other data that can help current and prospective students and families, taxpayers, and the general public understand the value of a CSU education.