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Humboldt State University

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Humboldt State University is situated at Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, United States in California.

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
  • USD 7152 (Annually)
BA in Business Administration
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Business Administration-B.B.A.
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
BA in Economics
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.Sc Environmental Science
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
BA in Journalism
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Media Films / Mass Communication
BA in Sociology
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature

Humboldt State University - HSU

Humboldt State students enjoy an extraordinary college experience, taking small classes taught by professors who know them by name. They live and learn in one of the world's most beautiful places—near ancient redwood forests, mountains and beaches. We are located 275 miles north of San Francisco in the town of Arcata, which is recognized as one of the West's best college towns. Humboldt State is a public institution and part of the 23-campus California State University system. With full-time undergraduate tuition of just $7,210 annually, we're one of the best higher education values in the nation. Humboldt over 8,700 students and 566 faculty members. It offers a wide array of academic choices, with 51 majors and 12 graduate programs in three Colleges. Faculty members are among the top teachers and researchers in their fields. Programs in natural resources and sciences are nationally known, while visual and performing arts are also popular areas of study. Throughout the curriculum, students find a long-standing commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

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11 Type Courses Available

  • 6 UG Courses
  • 5 PG Courses


  • Humboldt State University is ranked #52 in Regional Universities West. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.
  • #12 in Top Public Schools
  • #55 in Engineering Programs (no doctorate)
  • U.S. News & World Reported Humboldt State University as"A Top Western University"

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The main campus, situated hillside at the edge of a coast redwood forest, has commanding views overlooking Arcata, much of Humboldt Bay, and the Pacific Ocean beyond. The college town setting on the California North Coast, 8 miles (13 km) north of Eureka and 279 miles (449 km) north of San Francisco, and 654 miles (1052.51 km) north of Los Angeles is notable for its natural beauty.

The university is divided into three colleges: the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; the College of Natural Resources and Sciences; and the College of Professional Studies

In addition to the main campus, HSU has multiple off-campus facilities and education-related properties, including an ocean-side marine biology research center, a wildlife care facility, a public natural history museum, a public art gallery, a bay-side aquatics facility, a mountain-top astronomy observatory, an ocean-going marine research and teaching vessel (Coral Sea), and a demonstration forest (Arcata Community Forest).


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