School Overview

Humboldt State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Arcata, California. Humboldt State ranked 69th in California Colleges and 30th in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 6,612 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Humboldt State's acceptance rate is 91.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Humboldt State University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Humboldt State University is 91.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 10.00%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate91.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)10.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$55

Tuition & Fees

Humboldt State's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,298 for California residents and $18,802 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,864$19,744
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,298$18,802
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,612 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 5,055 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Humboldt State has 6,008 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 604 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,612
Undergraduate Students6,008
Graduate Students604
Online Enrollment5,055

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs66 Programs
Number of online programs4 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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