The CSU’s operating budget has two main funding sources: the state General
Fund and student tuition and fees. State funding now covers slightly more
than half of the CSU’s operating costs, with tuition and fees making up for the
remainder. Auxiliaries and philanthropic support generate additional revenue
needed for essential services that supplement state-supported activities.
1 The 2021-22 final budget total includes $305.5M for General Obligation (GO) and lease revenue bonds.
2 Fiscal year 2021-22 one-time budget allocations appropriated by the 2021 Budget Act (Senate Bill 170, Chapter 240).