It’s all about community.

Community has always been important to California State University Channel Islands (CI). That’s why we build strong partnerships with local business people and community members. Our students benefit by receiving real-world experiences in the form of internships and volunteer opportunities. Likewise, they better the community through their talents and hard work.

Educating the community

CI offers an innovative and student-centered education for undergraduates, graduates and those seeking to enhance their careers—and their lives—through our certificate/credential programs. CI further educates community members through:

CI’s economic impact

CI’s economic impact is immense. The University generates a total impact of $114.4 million on the regional economy and nearly $240.5 million on the statewide economy. Even more impressive is the more than $48.8 million in earnings by CI’s alumni, which creates an additional $302.5 million of industry activity throughout California. CI also improves the state’s economy through research, innovation and entrepreneurship.


CI’s community outreach is further demonstrated through:

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