Humboldt State University: Review & Facts

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Humboldt State University is a medium four-year, public school with 8,790 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1913 and is the only school located in Arcata, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
At Humboldt State University you can get your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Humboldt State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Natural Resources and Environment, Management, Biology, General Studies, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
75%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Humboldt State University is fair at 75% (close to California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Humboldt State University is low: 45%. Around 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Humboldt State University is reasonable: 23:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,500
High
Average tuition price is fairly high - about $16,700 per academic year. The additional fees at Humboldt State University beyond tuition are about $1,800; this totals $18,500 a year.

Read the details about Humboldt State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 13,018 applications were submitted and 10,024 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Humboldt State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
Humboldt State University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Humboldt State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Humboldt State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: about $5,900 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Humboldt State University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Humboldt State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299, USA
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