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Humboldt State University

School Profile

  • Humboldt State UniversityPublic Four-year University/Liberal Arts College in Arcata, CA
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  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 6,869
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,191
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 6,685
Graduate Students: 931

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Botany
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering Science
  • Bachelor of English Composition
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Fishing/Fisheries
  • Bachelor of Forestry - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences/Systems
  • Bachelor of Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Kinesiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Native American Studies
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources Management/Policy
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Oceanography
  • Bachelor of Parks/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physical Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Range Science/Management
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Trade/Industrial Education
  • Bachelor of Wildlife/Wilderness Management
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies
  • Bachelor of Zoology

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $4,454
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $14,624

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173


Member: NCAA
Team name: Lumberjacks


  • Ranked #48 Regional Universities (West)
  • Ranked #78 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #15 Top Public Schools

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Admissions Address

One Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-4402
(866) 850-9556
Fax: (707) 826-6190
Contact: Scott Hagg
Director of Admissions and Student Recruitment

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 78%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 78%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 9,205
Female applicants 5,381
Male applicants 3,824
Applicants accepted 7,171
Female applicants accepted 4,253
Male applicants accepted 2,918
Freshman enrollment 1,310
Female freshman enrollment 716
Male freshman enrollment 594
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.2
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.9-3.5
GPA breakdown

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 91%
SAT Critical Reading average score 522
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 460-580
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 507
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 450-570
SAT Math score breakdown
SAT Writing average score 504
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 450-560
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 36%
Average ACT Composite score 22
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-25
ACT Composite score breakdown
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 17-24
ACT English score breakdown
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-25
ACT Math score breakdown

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