Humboldt State University

Acceptance Rate 91 %
SAT Average 1,080
Tuition & Fees $19,744
Student Population 6,612
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,208

Academic Overview

Humboldt State University is a public, four-years institute located in Arcata, California. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,612 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91% and the graduation rate is 49% last year.
The salary after graduation from Humboldt State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Humboldt State's tuition & fees is $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $9,298 for in-state students and $18,802 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Humboldt State. The acceptance rate of Humboldt State is 91% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 10%. The average graduation rate is 49% and the transfer-out rate is 6%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,208 and 72% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,612 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Humboldt State University is 91 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Humboldt State University is 49 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Humboldt State University is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Humboldt State University is 73 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Humboldt State University is 6,612
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Humboldt State University is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,208 at Humboldt State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidfinaid.humboldt.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://finaid.humboldt.edu/sites/default/files/calculator/
Veterans Tuitionveterans.humboldt.edu/
Disability Servicedisability.humboldt.edu/

Offered Degrees

Humboldt State offers 66 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree510
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree140

Special Learning Opportunities

Humboldt State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,049)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,768)

Veterans Benefits

Humboldt State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges