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Humboldt State - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Humboldt State

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Humboldt State Description:

Humboldt State University is the northernmost of the schools in the California State University system. Its location in Arcata sits alongside a redwood forest and overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Students have easy access to hiking, swimming, kayaking, camping and other outdoor activities in this ecologically rich corner of Northern California. The university has a 21 to 1 student / faculty ratio and offers its undergraduates 47 bachelor's degree programs. In athletics, the Humboldt State Lumberjacks compete in the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 8,116 (7,621 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,135 (in-state); $18,793 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,544 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,948
  • Other Expenses: $3,764
  • Total Cost: $23,049 (in-state); $35,049 (out-of-state)

Humboldt State Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 71%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 58%
    • Loans: 57%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,707
    • Loans: $5,343

Scholarships for Humboldt State (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Art, Biology, Business Administration, English, History, Journalism, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 6%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 14%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 40%

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Humboldt State Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.humboldt.edu/~hsupres/VisionMissionCoreValues.html

"Humboldt State University is a comprehensive, residential campus of the California State University. We welcome students from California and the world to our campus. We offer them access to affordable, high-quality education that is responsive to the needs of a fast-changing world. We serve them by providing a wide array of programs and activities that promote understanding of social, economic and environmental issues. We help individuals prepare to be responsible members of diverse societies.

These programs and the experience of a Humboldt State education serve as a catalyst for life-long learning and personal development. We strive to create an inclusive environment of free inquiry, in which learning is the highest priority. In this environment, discovery through research, creative endeavors and experience energizes the educational process."

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