Stanislaus serves a diverse, growing student body with programs
in the arts, letters, sciences, teacher education and business.
The Human Resource Management program has the nationís
top student testing success rate. Partnership programs in
nursing, business and agriculture help meet regional workforce
needs, while Global Affairs collaborations offer students
opportunities to study abroad. A student residence/dining
facility expansion that doubled on-campus housing capacity
opened in fall 2004, and construction has started on a new
state-of-the art science building.
CSU Stanislausí annual impact on the San Joaquin Valley
region is enormous.
Annual spending related to CSU Stanislaus in the northern
San Joaquin Valley region ($145 million) generates a total
impact of $258 million on the regional economy. This impact
sustains more than 5,000 jobs in the region, and generates
more than $13 million per year in tax revenue. Even greater—$354
million of the earnings by alumni from CSU Stanislaus are
attributable to their CSU degrees.
Stanislaus improves Californiaís economy with research,
education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
CSU Stanislausí new four-year pre-licensure nursing program
is helping to meet the need for qualified nursing graduates
throughout the state. In addition, the university is a partner
in the Rural Cooperative Masterís and Post-Masterís Family
Nurse Practitioner Program that combines resources of several
CSU nursing departments to increase the number of clinic,
urgent care and emergency room nursing graduates.