Sources of Funds

The CSU proposes a $7.3 billion operating budget for 2021-22, with $4.0 billion from the state General Fund and $3.3 billion from tuition and fee revenue. As shown in Table 1, this budget plan is an increase of $357 million over the 2020-21 operating budget. This budget plan includes significant investments so that the CSU can continue to serve as the key to California’s prosperous economy, now ranked as the fifth largest in the world.

General Fund Increase​ $356,977,000
Operating Budget​$306,977,000​ ​
​Academic Facilities and Infrastructure
​$50,000,000 ​
TOTAL NEW SOURCES $356,977,000