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Humboldt State University Statistical Profile

Affiliation

Part of 23-campus California State University system

President

Rollin Richmond

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, solitary ocean beaches and mountain ranges.

Average temperature and rainfall

Summer 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.

Academics

There are many study options available to Humboldt students. With 49 baccalaureate degrees, 76 minors, 12 graduate programs, 18 credential programs, and 17 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 -Master's Universities and Colleges I (Comprehensive I)

 

Student Information - Fall 2002

Student Headcount

7611

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

7006.5

 

Enrollment by Student Class - Fall 2002

Student Class

Male

Female

Part-time

Full-time

Totals

Frosh

596
824
160
1260
1420

Sophomore

415
531
76
870
946

Junior

814
919
163
1570
1733

Senior

1143
1324
358
2109
2467

Total Undergrads

2968
3598
757
5809
6566

Graduate

442
603
371
674
1045

Totals

3410
4201
1128
6483
7611

 

Student Ethnicity - Fall 2002

 

Male

Female

Totals

Percentage

Asian

101
121
222
2.9%

Black

106
85
191
2.5%

Hispanic

249
354
603
7.9%

Native American

79
120
199
2.6%

Pacific Is

13
15
28
0.4%

White

2111
2685
4796
63.0%

Other

120
130
250
3.3%

Unknown

631
691
1322
17.4%

Totals

3410
4201
7611
100.0%

 

Students by Classification and Age Groups - Fall 2002

 

<20

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergrad

1631
3412
898
253
117
89
75
60
31
6566

Grad

0
196
331
162
82
61
55
50
108
1045

Totals

1631
3608
1229
415
199
150
130
110
139
7611

 

Fall 2002 Full/Part Time Counts

 

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

2616
3193
5809

Undergrad - PT

352
405
757

Grad - FT

273
401
674

Grad - PT

169
202
371

Totals

3410
4201
7611

 

Average Unit Loads

 

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

14.94
15.27
15.12

Undergrad - PT

7.48
7.22
7.34

Grad - FT

14.17
15.29
14.84

Grad - PT

4.57
4.55
4.56

Totals

13.59
13.98
13.81

 

Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

 

Undergrad

Graduate

Totals

Percentage

California Regions:

  

 

 

 

Humboldt County
1389
509
1898
24.9%

Northern CA

969
56
1025
13.5%

Bay Area

1084
79
1163
15.3%

Central CA

799
60
859
11.3%

Los Angeles

964
46
1010
13.3%

San Diego

344
16
360
4.7%

Other State

974
264
1238
16.3%
Foreign
42
15
57
0.7%
Unknown
1
0
1
0.0%

Totals

6566
1045
7611
100.0%
 

 

Average Class Sizes by Type and Course Level

Instruction Type

Lower Div

Upper Div

Graduate

Lecture

30
22
10

Lab/Activity

20
17
10

Other Activity

30
15
8

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2002 Term

 

Frosh

Soph

Jr

Sr

Grad

Totals

Continuing Student

368
673
1109
2331
537
5018

New Student

846
2
0
0
337
1185

Returning Student

4
12
37
51
64
168

Transfer

79
224
521
61
1
886

Transitory

123
35
66
24
106
354

Totals

1420
946
1733
2467
1045
7611

 

Average Annual College Summaries for 3 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

98/99

99/00
00/01
01/02

CAHSS

1982

2028
2014
2068

 CNRS

3186

3093
3006
2907

 CPS

1420

1444
1423
1375

All University

821

875
871
928

Totals

7409

7440
7314
7278

 

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

98/99
99/00
00/01
01/02

CAHSS

2932.2
2960.7
2939.7
3020.0

 CNRS

2774.6
2675.7
2587.1
2506.8

 CPS

1368.7
1370.8
1297.7
1232.2

All University

16.1
12.5
14.0
16.5

Totals

7091.5
7019.7
6838.5
6775.5

 

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

98/99
99/00
00/01
01/02

CAHSS

158.4

155.7
160.5
156.3

 CNRS

168.8
 172.1
173.1
168.0

 CPS

76.6
 78.2
82.4
82.7

All University

1.1
 1.9
2.1
1.6

Totals

404.9
 407.9
418.1
408.6

 

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

98/99
99/00
00/01
01/02

CAHSS

18.5
19.0
18.3
19.3

 CNRS

16.4
 15.5
14.9
14.9

 CPS

17.9
 17.5
15.7
14.9

All University

14.1
 6.6
6.8
10.1

Totals

17.5
 17.2
16.4
16.6

FTEF is from the APDB 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.

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

Faculty Data

Fall 2002 Faculty Data

 
M
F
Total
Tenured/Tenure Track
209
94
303
Lecturer (Temporary)
119
141
260
University Totals
328
235
563
 

Fall 2002 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 
M
F
Total
Professor
126
45
171
Associate Professor
33
24
57
Assistant Professor
50
25
75
Lecturer (Temporary)
119
141
260
University Totals
328
235
563
 

Fall 2002 Faculty Data Ethnicity Data

 
Tenured/Tenure Track
Lecturer
American Indian
4
8
Asian
14
6
Black
4
3
Filipino
2
1
Hispanic
7
13
Other Non-White
0
0
Pacific Islander
2
8
White
270
215
Unknown
6
University Totals
303
260
 

 

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