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Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA

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Overview

Humboldt State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Arcata, CA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA  95521
United States
Contact Mr. Steven Ladwig
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: hsuinfo@humboldt.edu
Phone: 707-826-4402
Fax: 707-826-6190

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Range Science And Management Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/native American Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell/cellular Biology And Histology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, Other Checkmark
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17,115
Applied
14,242
Accepted
5,882
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

9,776
Females Applied
8,209
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,339
Males Applied
6,033
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.33
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 553 490 610
SAT Math 529 480 580
ACT Composite 21 16 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,748
In-state
14,002
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,122
Full-time student fees
12,238
Room & board
6,638
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

16,018
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,495
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,667
Avg. Loan Aid
1,250
Avg. Grant Aid
9,878
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,882
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.23%
Black or African American 4.65%
White or Caucasian 47.98%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.58%
Asian 3.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.73%
Two or more races 9.74%
Other 3.26%

Gender

Male (41.55%)
Female (58.45%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 13%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Library Skillshops, Campus Dialogue on Race (seminars and guest speakers) and Social Justice Summit

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Psychology, Delta Phi Epsilon, Zoology, Queer Student Union and Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 2 No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo No No No

Faculty

501
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 236
Part-time - 265
Male - 219
Female - 282
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