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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 2003

Student Headcount

7725

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

7092.4

 

Enrollment by Student Class - Fall 2003

Student Class

Male

Female

Part-time

Full-time

Totals

Frosh

646
839
164
1321
1485

Sophomore

378
513
51
840
891

Junior

768
879
153
1494
1647

Senior

1242
1417
367
2292
2659

Total Undergrads

3034
3648
735
5947
6682

Graduate

420
623
376
667
1043

Totals

3454
4271
1111
6614
7725

 

Student Ethnicity - Fall 2003

 

Male

Female

Totals

Percentage

Asian

112
135
247
3.2%

Black

116
96
212
2.7%

Hispanic

255
359
614
7.9%

Native American

84
115
199
2.6%

Pacific Is

20
14
34
0.4%

White

2114
2672
4786
62.0%

Other

126
136
262
3.4%

Unknown

627
744
1371
17.7%

Totals

3454
4271
7725
100.0%

 

Students by Classification and Age Groups - Fall 2003

<20

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergrad

1693
3381
965
260
123
87
69
63
41
6682

Grad

0
165
367
147
82
56
56
63
107
1043

Totals

1693
3546
1332
407
205
143
125
126
148
7725

 

Fall 2003 Full/Part Time Counts

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

2689
3258
5947

Undergrad - PT

345
390
735

Grad - FT

259
408
667

Grad - PT

161
215
376

Totals

3454
4271
7725

 

Average Unit Loads

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

14.83
15.22
15.04

Undergrad - PT

7.44
7.28
7.36

Grad - FT

14.06
14.91
14.58

Grad - PT

4.84
4.73
4.78

Totals

13.57
13.94
13.77

 

Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

 

Undergrad

Graduate

Totals

Percentage

California Regions:

 

 

 

   

Humboldt County
1403
509
1912
24.8%

Northern CA

1008
45
1053
13.6%

Bay Area

1061
71
1132
14.7%

Central CA

822
56
878
11.4%

Los Angeles

1034
55
1089
14.1%

San Diego

354
22
376
4.9%

Other State

956
270
1226
15.9%
Foreign
42
14
56
0.7%
Unknown
2
1
3
0.0%

Totals

6682
1043
7725
100.0%
 

 

Average Class Sizes by Type and Course Level

Instruction Type

Lower Div

Upper Div

Graduate

Lecture

33
24
12

Lab/Activity

21
20
13

Other Activity

35
15
4

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2003 Term

Frosh

Soph

Jr

Sr

Grad

Totals

Continuing Student

436
667
1051
2545
532
5231

New Student

861
5
1
0
354
1221

Returning Student

2
14
22
35
50
123

Transfer

66
201
476
68
0
811

Transitory

120
4
97
11
107
339

Totals

1485
891
1647
2659
1043
7725


Students Living in Campus Housing
Students in Campus Housing
1368
Percentage of Student Body
17.7%


Average Annual College Summaries for 3 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

99/00
00/01
01/02
02/03

CAHSS

2028
2014
2068
2232

 CNRS

3093
3006
2907
3053

 CPS

1444
1423
1375
1375

All University

875
871
928
893

Totals

7440
7314
7278
7553

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

99/00
00/01
01/02
02/03

CAHSS

2960.7
2939.7
3020.0
3133.4

 CNRS

2675.7
2587.1
2506.8
2563.0

 CPS

1370.8
1297.7
1232.2
1274.9

All University

12.5
14.0
16.5
20.9

Totals

7019.7
6838.5
6775.5
6992.1

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

99/00
00/01
01/02
02/03

CAHSS

155.7
160.5
156.3
156.9

 CNRS

 172.1
173.1
168.0
166.5

 CPS

 78.2
82.4
82.7
84.8

All University

 1.9
2.1
1.6
1.5

Totals

 407.9
418.1
408.6
409.7

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

99/00
00/01
01/02
02/03

CAHSS

19.0
18.3
19.3
20.0

 CNRS

 15.5
14.9
14.9
15.4

 CPS

 17.5
15.7
14.9
15.0

All University

 6.6
6.8
10.1
14.0

Totals

 17.2
16.4
16.6
17.1

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 2003 Faculty Data

 
M
F
Total
Tenured/Tenure Track
197
93
290
Lecturer (Temporary)
81
118
199
University Totals
278
211
489
 

Fall 2003 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 
M
F
Total
Professor
115
46
161
Associate Professor
36
26
62
Assistant Professor
46
21
67
Lecturer (Temporary)
81
118
199
University Totals
278
211
489
 

Fall 2003 Faculty Data Ethnicity Data

 
Tenured/Tenure Track
Lecturer
 
M
F
M
F
American Indian
2
1
2
7
Asian
10
4
1
3
Black
4
1
0
1
Filipino
1
1
0
0
Hispanic
6
2
6
4
Other Non-White
0
0
0
0
Pacific Islander
2
0
4
2
White
171
83
65
99
Unknown
1
1
3
2
Subtotal
197
93
81
118
University Totals
290
199
 

 

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