Humboldt State University

Arcata, California

Humboldt State University Overview

Student population

Address1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA
School Websitewww.humboldt.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Humboldt State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Arcata, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 10,957 students applied to Humboldt State University. Of those students, 8,414 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Humboldt State University was $5,742, in addition to fees of $1,933. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Humboldt State University.

Humboldt State University has a 52% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Humboldt State University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Humboldt State University acceptance rate is 77%. To put this into perspective, 8,414 of the 10,957 students who applied to Humboldt State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Humboldt State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Humboldt State University had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Humboldt State University was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Humboldt State University as part of their application.

Humboldt State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Humboldt State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $1,933, room and board costs of $12,870, other expenses of $2,496 and the $1,770 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,555 in tuition.

Students at Humboldt State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Humboldt State University was $5,034 last year, with 54% of students being awarded federal aid.

Humboldt State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio21:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Humboldt State University.

Humboldt State University has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 93% of all students reside in California. However, 7% of students come from out-of-state .

The student to faculty ratio at Humboldt State University is 21:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Humboldt State University Popular Majors and Programs

NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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