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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 86 options/concentrations. There are also 86 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 2006

Student Headcount

7435

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)
(15 units = 1 FTES except for master's students where 12 units = 1 FTES)

6875.7

 

Enrollment by Student Class - Fall 2006

Student Class

Male

Female

Part-time

Full-time

Totals

Frosh

680
862
155
1387
1542

Sophomore

378
482
71
789
860

Junior

753
884
133
1504
1637

Senior

1134
1293
381
2046
2427

Total Undergrads

2945
3521
740
5726
6466

Post-Baccalaureate

372
597
364
605
969

Totals

3317
4118
1104
6331
7435

 

Student Ethnicity - Fall 2006

 

Male

Female

Totals

Percentage

Asian

124
143
267
3.6%

Black

116
148
264
3.6%

Hispanic

304
439
743
10.0%

Native American

74
106
180
2.4%

Pacific Is

21
22
43
0.5%

White

1826
2292
4118
55.4%

Other

272
360
632
8.5%

Unknown

580
608
1188
16.0%

Totals

3317
4118
7435
100.0%

 

Students by Classification and Age Groups - Fall 2006

<20

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergrad

1842
3149
909
260
107
54
48
52
45
6466

Post-Bacc

0
131
299
171
63
41
42
69
153
969

Totals

1842
3280
1208
431
170
95
90
121
198
7435

 

Fall 2006 Full/Part Time Counts

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

2599
3127
5726

Undergrad - PT

346
394
740

Post-bacc - FT

223
382
605

Post-bacc - PT

149
215
364

Totals

3317
4118
7435

 

Average Unit Loads

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

14.94
15.15
15.06

Undergrad - PT

7.34
7.27
7.30

Post-bacc - FT

13.90
14.45
14.25

Post-bacc - PT

4.39
4.74
4.60

Totals

13.60
13.79
13.71

 

Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
1270
458
1728
23.3%

Northern CA

905
19
924
12.4%

Bay Area

1068
92
1160
15.6%

Central CA

782
65
847
11.4%

Los Angeles

1139
52
1191
16.0%

San Diego

390
19
409
5.5%

Other States

869
245
1114
15.0%
Foreign
43
19
62
.8%

Totals

6395
1067
7462
100.0%
 

   

Average Class Sizes by Course Level

  Typical Class Size

Undergraduate classes

24

Graduate classes

8

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2006 Term

Frosh

Soph

Jr

Sr

Post-
bacc

Totals

Continuing Student

396
666
979
2321
480
4842

New Student

958
22
0
0
302
1282

Returning

8
13
37
49
50
157

Transfer

69
152
532
52
0
805

Transitory

111
7
89
5
137
349

Totals

1542
860
1637
2427
969
7435


Students Living in Campus Housing
Students in Campus Housing
1370
Percentage of Student Body
18.4%


Average Annual College Summaries for 4 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

02/03
03/04
04/05
05/06

CAHSS

2152
2171
2084
2151

 CNRS

3053
3068
3064
3026

 CPS

1456
1461
1443
1454

All University

893
887
777
688

Totals

7553
7585
7368
7319

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

02/03
03/04
04/05
05/06

CAHSS

3076.8
3063.0
2975.4
2934.0

 CNRS

2563.0
2577.4
2565.9
2443.8

 CPS

1334.6
1363.9
1297.6
1361.7

All University

17.8
26.0
20.2
21.1

Totals

6992.1
7030.2
6859.1
6760.6

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

02/03
03/04
04/05
05/06

CAHSS

152.5
140.2
136.8
143.3

 CNRS

166.5
155.1
152.0
155.1

 CPS

89.4
84.8
84.2
91.0

All University

1.4
1.6
1.3
1.5

Totals

409.7
381.7
374.3
390.9

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

02/03
03/04
04/05
05/06

CAHSS

20.2
21.8
21.8
20.5

 CNRS

15.4
16.6
16.9
15.8

 CPS

14.9
16.1
15.4
15.0

All University

12.9
16.3
15.1
14.1

Totals

17.1
18.4
18.3
17.3

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.

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 2006 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

 179

 109

 288

Lecturer (Temporary)

 110

 153

 263

University Totals

 289

262

 551

 

Fall 2006 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

 87

 47

 134

Associate Professor

 53

 33

 86

Assistant Professor

39 

 29

 68

Lecturer (Temporary)

 110

 153

 263

University Totals

 289

 262

551 

 

Fall 2006 Faculty Data Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

 3

Asian

Black

Filipino

Hispanic

Other Non-White

Pacific Islander

White

154 

95 

87 

121 

Unknown

14 

Subtotal

179 

109 

110 

153 

University Totals

 288

 263

 

 

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