Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA

Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,858

$19,738

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
490
75th
580
25th
480
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,683
Declined 1,515
Total Received 10,198
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Public

7,141

undergraduate students

672

graduate students

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144-acre campus in Arcata (population: 18,000), 275 miles north of San Francisco. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA
95521-8299

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
490
75th
580
25th
480
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 30
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,683
Declined 1,515
Total Received 10,198

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,208

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,742
Room $6,638
Board $6,924
Additional fees $2,116
Books & supplies $1,010
Total $22,430
Average Financial Aid - $9,208
Total with Avg. Aid $13,222
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 866 255-1390
F: 707 826-5360
finaid@humboldt.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, baseball, crew, cycling, disc, fencing, lacrosse, rugby, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

archery, cheerleading, cycling, disc, fencing, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
California Collegiate Athletic Association, Great Northwest Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Computer Science.
Criminology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management.
Forestry, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
History, General.
Information Technology.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Range Science and Management.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,813

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

7,141
students

Female
57%
4,092

Male
43%
3,049

9%

672
students

Female
68%
455

Male
32%
217

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

6,412
students

Female
58%
3,705

Male
42%
2,707

10%

729
students

Female
53%
387

Male
47%
342

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
34%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: May 1

Spring: September 30

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Guatemala
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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