77%

Acceptance Rate

$9,478

Avg.Financial Aid

001149

FAFSA Code

About Humboldt State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

7,972

Website

www.humboldt.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1 Harpst Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7078263011
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Humboldt State University at the 623rd position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30-Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

77%

SAT Range

970 - 1170

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Humboldt State University is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $70. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 970-1200, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Humboldt State University is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 17 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299. They can also call them at (707) 826-3011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,506

Average Annual Cost

$5,742

Books And Supplies

$1,770

Other Fees

$1,933

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,870

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,496

Total One Year Cost

$24,811

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to HSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $31,284 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

21:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

45%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$44

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

181 Graduates

Biology, General

157 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

156 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

110 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

100 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

100 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

97 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

86 Graduates

Social Work

77 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

64 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

51 Graduates

Criminology

51 Graduates

Anthropology

41 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

41 Graduates

Sociology

40 Graduates

History

39 Graduates

Forestry

38 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

37 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

34 Graduates

Computer Science

33 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

32 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

25 Graduates

Mathematics

25 Graduates

Political Science and Government

25 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

24 Graduates

Botany/Plant Biology

23 Graduates

Journalism

22 Graduates

Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and...

20 Graduates

Music

19 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

18 Graduates

Chemistry

17 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

17 Graduates

Economics

16 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

12 Graduates

Plant Sciences

12 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

11 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

8 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

5 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,319

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

56%

Full-time

92%

Part-time

8%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

42% White

7% Unknown

4% Black

35% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

93%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$57,400 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

25%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,444/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,768/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,768/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lumberjacks

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great Northwest Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

191

Total Female Athletes

205

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

15

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Football

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,120 per year for living on campus. The students at Humboldt State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $6,768 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 43% male and 57% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,500

$25,618

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$150 - 266

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,478

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,034

Students Receiving State Aid

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,431

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,489

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,262

$30K - $48K

$12,125

$48K - $75K

$7,495

$75K - $110K

$4,278

> $110K

$867

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$520,514

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$768,069

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at HSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,102, whereas the financial aid is $5,496. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,386 as well as institutional aid worth $5,496. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at HSU based on students' financial needs add up to $520,514 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $768,069.

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