HSU Description

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.

Quick Facts about Humboldt State University

Region

Southwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Lumberjacks

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$6,496

Out-of-State Tuition

$17,656

Retention Rate

74%

Enrollment

7,678

Year Established

1913

HSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
6,998
Freshman Class
1,950
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
7,678

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
91%
Graduate
9%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
65%
Part-Time
35%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
89%
Out-of-State
11%

Gender of Students

Women
55%
Men
45%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
3%
Asian
3%
Caucasian
55%
Latino
13%
Other
26%

Students State Origin

California
89%
Washington
3%
Colorado
2%
Hawaii
2%
Oregon
1%
Other
3%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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