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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, 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

Many study options are available to Humboldt students. There are 49 baccalaureate degree majors within which are 82 options/concentrations. There are also 84 minors, 12 graduate programs, 21 credential programs including 16 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 -Master's Universities and Colleges I (Comprehensive I)

 

Student Information - Fall 2004

Student Headcount

7550

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

7030.3

 

Enrollment by Student Class - Fall 2004

Student Class

Male

Female

Part-time

Full-time

Totals

Frosh

571
718
87
1202
1289

Sophomore

415
558
63
910
973

Junior

743
911
107
1547
1654

Senior

1237
1376
373
2240
2613

Total Undergrads

2966
3563
630
5899
6529

Post-Baccalaureate

389
632
346
675
1021

Totals

3355
4195
976
6574
7550

 

Student Ethnicity - Fall 2004

 

Male

Female

Totals

Percentage

Asian

111
131
242
3.2%

Black

100
109
209
2.8%

Hispanic

231
357
588
7.8%

Native American

64
112
176
2.3%

Pacific Is

31
13
44
0.6%

White

2027
2549
4576
60.6%

Other

176
218
394
5.2%

Unknown

615
706
1321
17.5%

Totals

3355
4195
7550
100.0%

 

Students by Classification and Age Groups - Fall 2004

<20

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergrad

1559
3336
1002
261
113
78
75
58
47
6529

Post-Bacc

0
148
333
161
85
55
58
68
113
1021

Totals

1559
3484
1335
422
198
133
133
126
160
7550

 

Fall 2004 Full/Part Time Counts

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

2665
3234
5899

Undergrad - PT

301
329
630

Post-bacc - FT

255
420
675

Post-bacc - PT

134
212
346

Totals

3355
4195
7550

 

Average Unit Loads

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

14.95
15.24
15.11

Undergrad - PT

7.72
7.37
7.54

Post-bacc - FT

14.13
15.33
14.88

Post-bacc - PT

4.28
4.42
4.36

Totals

13.82
14.09
13.97

 

Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
1311
467
1778
23.5%

Northern CA

905
27
932
12.3%

Bay Area

1111
97
1208
16.0%

Central CA

824
65
889
11.8%

Los Angeles

1036
48
1084
14.4%

San Diego

365
22
387
5.1%

Other State

913
280
1193
15.8%
Foreign
33
9
42
0.6%
Unknown
31
6
37
0.5%

Totals

6529
1021
7550
100.0%
 

   

Average Class Sizes by Course Level

  Typical Class Size

Undergraduate classes

24

Graduate classes

8

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2004 Term

Frosh

Soph

Jr

Sr

Post-
bacc

Totals

Continuing Student

409
747
1022
2464
524
5166

New Student

760
9
1
0
322
1092

Returning Student

12
24
33
54
57
180

Transfer

53
183
519
78
0
833

Transitory

55
10
79
17
118
279

Totals

1289
973
1654
2613
1021
7550


Students Living in Campus Housing
Students in Campus Housing
1367
Percentage of Student Body
18.1%


Average Annual College Summaries for 3 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

00/01
01/02
02/03
03/04

CAHSS

2014
2068
2232
2245

 CNRS

3006
2907
3053
3068

 CPS

1423
1375
1375
1386

All University

871
928
893
886

Totals

7314
7278
7553
7585

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

00/01
01/02
02/03
03/04

CAHSS

2939.7
3020.0
3133.4
3123.8

 CNRS

2587.1
2506.8
2563.0
2577.4

 CPS

1297.7
1232.2
1274.9
1303.0

All University

14.0
16.5
20.9
26.0

Totals

6838.5
6775.5
6992.1
7030.2

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

00/01
01/02
02/03
03/04

CAHSS

160.5
156.3
156.9
145.7

 CNRS

173.1
168.0
166.5
155.1

 CPS

82.4
82.7
84.8
79.3

All University

2.1
1.6
1.5
1.6

Totals

418.1
408.6
409.7
381.7

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

00/01
01/02
02/03
03/04

CAHSS

18.3
19.3
20.0
21.4

 CNRS

14.9
14.9
15.4
16.6

 CPS

15.7
14.9
15.0
16.4

All University

6.8
10.1
14.0
16.3

Totals

16.4
16.6
17.1
18.4

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)

 

Fall 2004 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

 186

 101

 287

Lecturer (Temporary)

 81

 122

 203

University Totals

 267

 223

 490

 

Fall 2004 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

 105

 49

 154

Associate Professor

 43

 31

 74

Assistant Professor

38 

 21

 59

Lecturer (Temporary)

 81

 122

 203

University Totals

 278

 211

490 

 

Fall 2004 Faculty Data Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

 3

Asian

10 

Black

Filipino

Hispanic

Other Non-White

Pacific Islander

White

160 

89 

67 

102 

Unknown

Subtotal

186 

101 

81 

122 

University Totals

 287

 203

 

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