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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 Colleges and Universities (medium programs)

 

Student Information - Fall 2007

Student Headcount

7773

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

7189.6

 

Enrollment by Student Class - Fall 2007

Student Class

Male

Female

Part-time

Full-time

Totals

Frosh

779
891
118
1552
1670

Sophomore

435
576
61
950
1011

Junior

812
907
162
1557
1719

Senior

1145
1215
362
1998
2360

Total Undergrads

3171
3589
703
6057
6760

Post-Baccalaureate

402
611
401
612
1013

Totals

3573
4200
1104
6669
7773

 

Student Ethnicity - Fall 2007

 

Male

Female

Totals

Percentage

Asian

133
161
294
3.8%

Black

141
137
278
3.6%

Hispanic

348
449
797
10.3%

Native American

70
106
176
2.3%

Pacific Is

21
28
49
0.5%

White

1918
2196
4114
53.0%

Other

384
497
881
11.3%

Unknown

558
626
1184
15.2%

Totals

3573
4200
7773
100.0%

 

Students by Classification and Age Groups - Fall 2007

<20

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergrad

2032
3248
912
259
106
57
44
49
53
6760

Post-Bacc

0
158
294
155
75
52
36
57
186
1013

Totals

2032
3406
1206
414
181
109
80
106
239
7773

 

Fall 2007 Full/Part Time Counts

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

2823
3234
6057

Undergrad - PT

348
355
703

Post-bacc - FT

219
393
612

Post-bacc - PT

183
218
401

Totals

3573
4200
7773

 

Average Unit Loads-Fall 2007

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

14.90
15.03
14.97

Undergrad - PT

7.56
6.99
7.27

Post-bacc - FT

14.53
15.00
14.83

Post-bacc - PT

4.11
4.56
4.35

Totals

13.61
13.80
13.71

 

Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
1181
505
1686
21.6%

Northern CA

879
20
899
11.6%

Bay Area

1134
102
1236
15.9%

Central CA

841
71
912
11.7%

Los Angeles

1289
55
1344
17.4%

San Diego

380
24
404
5.0%

Other States

1004
222
1226
15.8%
Foreign
52
14
66
1.0%

Totals

6760
1013
7773
100.0%
 

   

Average Class Sizes by Course Level

  Typical Class Size

Undergraduate classes

25

Graduate classes

8

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2007 Term

Frosh

Soph

Jr

Sr

Post-
bacc

Totals

Continuing Student

464
764
1023
2243
413
4907

New Student

1037
14
0
0
359
1410

Returning

6
6
39
58
78
187

Transfer

85
214
574
54
0
927

Transitory

78
13
83
5
163
342

Totals

1670
1011
1719
2360
1013
7773


Students Living in Campus Housing
Students in Campus Housing
1410
Percentage of Student Body
18.1%


Average Annual College Summaries for 4 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

03/04
04/05
05/06
06/07

CAHSS

2171
2084
2151
2146

 CNRS

3068
3064
3026
2985

 CPS

1461
1443
1454
1418

All University

887
777
688
743

Totals

7585
7585
7319
7291

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

03/04
04/054
05/06
06/07

CAHSS

3063.0
2975.4
2934.0
2990.9

 CNRS

2577.4
2565.9
2443.8
2428.4

 CPS

1363.9
1297.6
1361.7
1357.9

All University

26.0
20.2
21.1
19.1

Totals

6992.1
6859.1
6760.6
6796.2

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

03/04
04/05
05/06
06/07

CAHSS

140.2
136.8
143.3
141.2

 CNRS

155.1
152.0
155.1
144.1

 CPS

84.8
84.2
91.0
65.3

All University

1.6
1.3
1.5
1.0

Totals

381.7
374.3
390.9
351.5

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

03/04
04/05
05/06
06/07

CAHSS

21.8
21.8
20.5
21.2

 CNRS

16.6
16.9
15.8
16.9

 CPS

16.1
15.4
15.0
20.8

All University

16.3
15.1
14.1
19.1

Totals

18.4
18.3
17.3
19.3

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 2007 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

 173

 103

 276

Lecturer (Temporary)

 101

 141

242

University Totals

274

244

518

 

Fall 2007Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

 87

44

131

Associate Professor

 52

 34

 86

Assistant Professor

34

25

 59

Lecturer (Temporary)

100

 142

242

University Totals

 273

245

518 

 

Fall 2007 Faculty Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

 3

Asian

10

2

5

Black

Filipino

Hispanic

Other Non-White

1

Pacific Islander

White

146

90 

83 

116 

Unknown

3

Subtotal

173 

103

100 

142

University Totals

 276

242

 

 

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