|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Humboldt State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 92% acceptance rate ranking it #100 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 13,989 out of 15,178 applicants were admitted making Humboldt State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Humboldt State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 6% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Humboldt State University?
Humboldt State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #48 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>95%|
|1085 to 1200||Avg +||92%-95%|
|970 to 1085||Avg -||87%-92%|
|855 to 970||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 855||Low||<80%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Humboldt State University?
Admission data indicates that Humboldt State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #51 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Humboldt State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>95%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||92%-95%|
|17 to 21||Avg -||87%-92%|
|13 to 17||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 13||Low||<80%|
What GPA do you need to get into Humboldt State University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Humboldt State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Humboldt State University was 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #65 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.21 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Humboldt State University accepts 92% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||25%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||30%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
78% of Humboldt State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||11%|
|Top 25% of class||39%|
|Top 50% of class||78%|
|Bottom 50% of class||22%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||6%||5%||6%|
Applicants have 48 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Humboldt State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=115755 IPEDS survey data for Humboldt State University.
90% of students submit their SAT scores to Humboldt State University. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
92% of those who apply are granted admission to Humboldt State University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1200. 90% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 25. 36% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.