Application Fee
$55
Graduate Application Fee
$55
Acceptance Rate
85%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
6%
Freshmen Enrollment
546
SAT Scores
1,080
ACT Scores
21

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 10,198 students have applied and 8,683 students have allowed to admit to Humboldt State University (Acceptance rate: 85.14%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 6.29 % where 546 students have finally enrolled out of 8,683 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Dominican University of California and Holy Names University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 79.63%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 20.88%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,080 and the average ACT score is 21 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Humboldt State University is average than the schools (average score is 1,044). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Humboldt State University1,08021
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,02321
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in California116770

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Humboldt State University, 495 students submitted SAT scores (91% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,080 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490610
Mathematics480580
Total9701,190
At Humboldt State University, 138 students submitted ACT scores (25% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 21 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading1725
English1624
Mathematics1724
Total5073

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Humboldt State University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and Admission test scores.
Admission Requirements for Applying to Humboldt State University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended