CSU Channel Islands |
CSU Monterey Bay |
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
The Central Coast region consists of five counties: Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Samta Barbara amd Ventura. Three CSU campuses are associated with that region: CSU Channel Islands, CSU Monterey Bay and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Collectively, these campuses had a direct annual spend of
$1.6 billion in 2019.
4-year averagecapital expenditures
Regional impact: nearly 25,800 jobs, $800 million in labor income, $2.45 billion in industry activity and $158 million in tax revenue annually.
Increased alumni earnings of $1.55 billion supported nearly 8,800 more jobs in in the Central Coast region, along with $466 million in labor income, about $1.4 billion in industry activity and $106 million in state and local tax revenue.
For every dollar spent by Central Coast CSU campuses, $1.75 of positive economic activity is generated in the state.
For every dollar the state invested in Central Coast CSU campuses, $7.94 in statewide spending is generated.
When the impact of enhanced earnings of CSU alumni from Central Coast CSU campuses is included, for every dollar the state invested in these campuses, the total spending impact increases to $24.78.