Los Angeles excels in serving a diverse population.
The university is ranked first by U.S. News
& World Report in awarding bachelor’s
degrees to minority students. CSU Los Angeles also is noted
for the quality of its undergraduate business and engineering
degrees, as well as for its extensive music and cultural
enrichment programs, which benefit not just students but
also the entire Los Angeles region.
CSU Los Angeles’ annual impact on the Los Angeles region
Annual spending related to CSU Los Angeles in the Los Angeles
region ($314 million) generates a total impact of $598 million
on the regional economy. This impact sustains more than
9,000 jobs in the region, and generates nearly $30 million
per year in tax revenue. Even greater—more than $1.5
billion of the earnings by alumni from CSU Los Angeles are
attributable to their CSU degrees.
Los Angeles improves California’s economy with research,
education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Prospective employers are successfully connecting with highly
employable CSU Los Angeles alumni and students through an
innovative Web-based “e-fair” program. CSU Advantage L.A.
is a pilot education-employment partnership to meet California's