Humboldt State University

#29 in Federal Region IX

  • Public4 Years (or High)Arcata, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveMaster's degree8,503 Students77.09 % Acceptance Ratio22:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Humboldt State University is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in Arcata, California. It has a total enrollment of 8,503 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 22:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 77.09% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio77.09 %
    Admission Yield12.96 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$55
    Graduate Application Fees$55

    The acceptance ratio is 77.09% last year at Humboldt State University where total 12,966 students applied and 9,996 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,493$19,373
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,927$18,431
    On-Campus Living Costs$15,502
    Off-Campus Living Costs$15,502

    The tuition & fees at Humboldt State University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $7,493 for in-state students and $19,373 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $15,502 when living on campus and $15,502 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    Humboldt State University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Humboldt State University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Humboldt State University

Key Stats for Humboldt State University

Costs of Attendance average in nation

Humboldt State University$19,373
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California$19,392

Admission Chances relatively easy to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.62%

Financial Helps average in nation


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California68.74%

Student Population small

Humboldt State University8,503
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California990,462

Graduation Rates average in nation


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.07%

Major Programs average in nation


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California222

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges21
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California7

Contact Information & Online Resources


Humboldt State University 1 Harpst Street,
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
707) 826-3011


Humboldt State University is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (03/26/1949 - Current).
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