The Region's University
- Stanislaus State serves more than 9,000 students on a beautiful 228-acre campus
- 100+ majors, minors and areas of concentration
- 24 master’s degree programs
- Doctorate in educational leadership
- Part of the California State University, the largest, most diverse university system in the country
- Ranked No. 28 out of 2,500 colleges nationwide by Time Magazine for access, affordability and outcomes
- President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for nine years
- 80 percent of students come from the local community
- Nearly 80 percent of first-time freshmen are first-generation college students
- Recognized nationally as “military friendly” for the past four years
- Ranked among the best colleges in the west by U.S. News & World Report
- Included in the Princeton Review’s annual “Best Colleges” guide for nine consecutive years
- Designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education
Stanislaus State plays a vital role in educating working professionals for the Central Valley and California.
An educated workforce is critical to the state economy. By 2025, 41 percent of California jobs will require at least a bachelor’s degree. The state is projected to face a shortage of one million college graduates in the same year (Public Policy Institute of California, 2009).
Annual spending related to Stanislaus State ($150.2 million) generates a total impact of $169 million on the regional economy, and nearly $268.6 million on the statewide economy.