Overview

Student Population
8,525
Humboldt State University overview
Location Arcata, California
Online humboldt.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Humboldt State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Arcata, California, Humboldt State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,453 prospective students applied, and 9,372 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,210 enrolled in the school.  7,715 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 810 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $1,933. Humboldt State University is ranked 1037 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy 
Humboldt State University overview
SAT 1040/1230
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
81.8% 
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Applications Due Nov 30, 2019
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for Humboldt State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,770
Other Fees$1,933
Room and Board $12,870
Budget for Other Expenses$2,496
Total One Year Cost$24,811
Out of State Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for Humboldt State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,770
Other Fees$1,933
Room and Board $12,870
Budget for Other Expenses$2,496
Total One Year Cost$36,691

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Humboldt State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Natural Resources Conservation 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 11%
Social Sciences 10%
Biology 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=115755 IPEDS survey data for Humboldt State University.