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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,632 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
12,966 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
92.7% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
585 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Humboldt State University is $5,472, which is $1,519 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,632, which is 303% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,744 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,147.

In 2016, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Humboldt State University received 12,966 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.4% annual decline. Out of those 12,966 applicants, 9,996 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.1% acceptance rate.

There were 8,503 students enrolled at Humboldt State University in 2016, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Humboldt State University has an overall enrollment yield of 13%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Humboldt State University has a total enrollment of 8,503 students. The full-time enrollment at Humboldt State University is 7,885 students and the part-time enrollment is 618. This means that 92.7% of students enrolled at Humboldt State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Humboldt State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.7% White, 33.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.7% Two or More Races, 3.28% Asian, 3.19% Black or African American, 1.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.24% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Humboldt State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (19.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.8%) and White Male (17.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.53%), followed by White Male (0.94%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.59%).

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In 2016, 190 more women than men graduated from Humboldt State University. The majority of students graduating from Humboldt State University are White. These 1,054 graduates mean that there were 2.3 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 459 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Humboldt State University is General Business Administration & Management with 134 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 133 graduates and General Psychology with 125 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Humboldt State University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Natural Resources & Conservation, with 319 graduates, followed by Parks, Recreation, & Leisure with 109 graduates and Biology with 224 graduates.


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Humboldt State University has an endowment valued at nearly $28.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $332,979 (1.17%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Humboldt State University had a total expenditure of $154M. Of that $154M, they spent $72.2M on salaries and $31.4M on benefits.

Humboldt State University employs 115 Professors, 61 Assistant professors, and 58 Lecturers. Most academics at Humboldt State University are Male Professors (73), Female Professors (42), and Female Assistant professors (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Humboldt State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 142 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 115 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 86 employees.



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