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Humboldt State University Statistical Profile

AffiliationPart of 23-campus California State University system
PresidentLisa Rossbacher
Where we are located                     Located in Arcata, 270 miles north of San Francisco and 95 miles south of the Oregon border, on 144 acres of land, it is nestled in a spectacular setting of redwood forests, rushing rivers, ocean beaches and mountain ranges.
Average temperature and rainfallSummer temperatures average 63 degrees in Arcata and 92 degrees just 40 miles inland in Willow Creek. Year round temperature averages 57 degrees.Overall, Humboldt County receives an average of 37.5 inches of rain per year.
AcademicsMany study options are available to Humboldt students. There are 49 baccalaureate degree majors within which are 86 options/concentrations. There are also 73 minors, 12 graduate programs, 14 credential programs including 6 single subject credentials, and several certificates of study.
Facilities- 144 acres main campus
- Plus an additional 591 acres which HSU owns, leases or has use agreements to (marine lab, observatory, natural history museum, salt water marsh, freshwater marsh, small lakes and ponds, forest lands, sand dune preserve, research vessel, First Street Gallery, and the Wildlife Care Facility).
- 963,127 square feet in 90 buildings
Carnegie Classification                                                                 Public Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)

Fall 2013 Enrollment

Student Headcount8293
Full-Time Equivalent Students7772
First Time Undergraduates1368
Transfer Students971
Continuing Undergraduates5299
Masters Enrollment412
Credential Enrollment90

Fall 2013 Enrollment by Student Class

Student ClassFemaleMaleTotal% Full-Time
Frosh

1086

804189098.0%
Sophomore600422102297.7%
Junior1063973203694.6%
Senior13861419280588.3%
Total Undergraduates41353618775393.6%
Masters26414841268.4%
Credential55379296.7%
2nd Bachelors991811.1%
Other Post-Baccalaureate135185.6%
Totals44763817829392.0%

Fall 2013 Student Ethnicity

FemaleMaleTotalsPercentage
Black1391522913.5%
American Indian5734911.1%
Asian1161502663.2%
Hispanic/Latino1267852211925.6%
Non Resident Alien4839871.1%
Pacific Islander911200.2%
Two or more2702224925.9%
Unknown3723447168.6%
White21982013421150.8%
Totals447638178293100.0%

Fall 2013 Average Unit Loads

FemaleMaleOverall Average
Undergraduate - Full Time14.614.414.5
Undergraduate - Part Time8.08.18.1
Credential - Full Time23.821.522.9
Credential - Part Time7.55.56.2
Masters - Full Time13.112.212.8
Masters - Part Time5.05.15.0
Overall Average14.013.813.9

Fall 2013 Geographic Origin of Current Students (based on prior institution)

RegionUndergradPost-BaccTotalsPercentage
Local945275122014.7%
Northern CA8162584110.1%
SF Bay Area104227106912.9%
Sacramento27582833.4%
Coast346293754.5%
Central CA48044845.8%
Los Angeles241823244129.4%
San Diego60376107.4%
WUE States*504515556.7%
Other States247833304.0%
Foreign638710.9%
Unknown140140.2%
Totals77535408293100.0%

* WUE is a state exchange program with participants from 14 western states allowing students from these states to attend participating public colleges or universities in other states at a significantly reduced cost.

Fall 2013 Students Living in Campus Housing

All Students in Campus Housing/Percent of Total Students195823.6%
New Undergraduates in Campus Housing/Percent of New Undergraduates119288.7%

 

Average Annual College Summaries for 5 years

Average Annual Headcount

College08/0909/1010/1111/1212/13
CAHSS22172161212421052087
CNRS24792676282230033133
CPS22602310227922622255
All University706466444428336
University Wide76617612766977987811


Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

College08/0909/1010/1111/1212/13
CAHSS3013.93013.72949.63024.32920.9
CNRS2168.12328.62387.72527.92684.4
CPS1910.81889.11874.31841.31734.8
All University34.415.711.824.619.9
University Wide7127.27247.07223.57418.17360.0

 Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

College08/0909/1010/1111/1212/13
CAHSS134.4125.7124.1127.3130.3
CNRS115.4115.1114.1121.3125.5
CPS82.480.976.475.572.1
All University1.150.30.10.70.7
University Wide333.3322.1314.7324.8328.5

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

College08/0909/1010/1111/1212/13
CAHSS22.424.023.823.522.4
CNRS18.820.220.920.521.4
CPS23.223.323.023.524.1
All University29.957.894.333.627.7
University Wide21.422.523.022.422.4

FTEF is from the CDPS Course Section Report. This represents the FTEF used to teach courses in each subject and may not match the FAD report which summarizes FTEF by department of appointment. Therefore, the Student /Faculty Ratios indicate the actual instructional experience in each subject area.

The historical data is portrayed according to the current college configuration of departments.

CAHSS = College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
CNRS = College of Natural Resources & Sciences
CPS = College of Professional Studies
AU = All University (General Studies)

Fall 2013 Faculty Data

FemaleMaleTotal
Tenured/Tenure Track95136231
Lecturer (Temporary)196126322
University Totals291262553

Fall 2013 Faculty Data (by position type)

FemaleMaleTotal
Professor4680126
Associate Professor243559
Assistant Professor252146
Lecturer (Temporary)196126322
University Totals291262553

Fall 2013 Faculty Ethnicity 

                                                                                                                                                    Tenured/Tenure Track                                 Lecturer

FemaleMaleFemaleMale
American Indian/Alaska Native1464
Asian51140
Black3232
Hispanic4367
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander0020
White7711014787
Two or More0262
Unknown542224
Subtotal95136196126
University Totals231322

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