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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 Public Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)

 

Fall 2008 Student Information

Student Headcount

7800

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

7223.4

 

Fall 2008 Enrollment by Student Class

Student Class

Male

Female

Part-time

Full-time

Totals

Frosh

790
967
102
1655
1757

Sophomore

412
554
66
900
966

Junior

874
981
188
1667
1855

Senior

1107
1184
332
1959
2291

Total Undergrads

3183
3686
688
6181
6869

Post-Baccalaureate

381
550
384
547
931

Totals

3564
4236
1072
6728
7800

 

Fall 2008 Student Ethnicity

 

Male

Female

Totals

Percentage

Asian

129
185
314
4.0%

Black

137
132
269
3.4%

Hispanic

366
457
823
10.6%

Native American

76
100
176
2.3%

Pacific Is

17
25
42
0.5%

White

1883
2150
4033
51.7%

Other

430
612
1042
13.4%

Unknown

526
575
1101
14.1%

Totals

3564
4236
7800
100.0%

 

Fall 2008 Students by Classification and Age Groups

<20

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergrad

2157
3326
843
255
95
58
40
39
56
6869

Post-Bacc

0
137
282
136
71
44
34
46
181
931

Totals

2157
3463
1125
391
166
102
74
85
237
7800

 

Fall 2008 Full/Part Time Counts

Male

Female

Totals

Undergrad - FT

2865
3316
6181

Undergrad - PT

318
370
688

Post-bacc - FT

209
338
547

Post-bacc - PT

172
212
384

Totals

3564
4236
7800

 

Fall 2008 Average Unit Loads

Male

Female

Overall Average

Undergrad - FT

14.71
15.02
14.87

Undergrad - PT

7.76
7.41
7.57

Post-bacc - FT

14.69
15.33
15.08

Post-bacc - PT

3.87
4.53
4.23

Overall Average

13.56
13.85
13.72

 

Fall 2008 Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
1067
430
1497
19.2%

Northern CA

878
22
900
11.5%

Bay Area

1082
85
1167
15.0%

Central CA

857
53
910
11.7%

Los Angeles

1393
64
1457
18.7%

San Diego

421
26
447
5.7%

Other States

1078
243
1321
16.9%
Foreign
92
8
100
1.3%
Unknown
1
0
1
0.0%

Totals

6869
931
7800
100.0%
 

   

Fall 2008 Average Class Sizes by Course Level

  Typical Class Size

Undergraduate classes

25

Graduate classes

8

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2008 Term

Frosh

Soph

Jr

Sr

Post-
bacc

Totals

Continuing Student

481
803
1176
2175
413
5048

New Student

1158
31
2
0
291
1482

Returning

7
9
36
49
59
160

Transfer

47
108
544
59
0
758

Transitory

64
15
97
8
168
352

Totals

1757
966
1855
291
931
7800


Fall 2008 Students Living in Campus Housing
All Students in Campus Housing / Percent of Total Students
1566
20.1%
New Freshman in Campus Housing / Percent of New Freshman
987
86.9%


Average Annual College Summaries for 4 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

04/05
05/06
06/07
07/08

CAHSS

2142
2152
2146
2240

 CNRS

3077
3027
2985
3096

 CPS

1443
1454
1418
1491

All University

706
688
743
800

Totals

7367
7319
7291
7626

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

04/05
05/06
06/07
07/08

CAHSS

3001.6
2953.8
2990.9
3081.9

 CNRS

2609.6
2487.7
2428.4
2482.7

 CPS

1319.6
1385.3
1358.0
1463.7

All University

20.8
21.5
19.1
20.7

Totals

6951.5
6848.3
6796.4
7048.9

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

04/05
05/06
06/07
07/08

CAHSS

136.8
143.3
141.2
134.5

 CNRS

152.0
155.1
144.4
135.8

 CPS

84.2
91.0
65.3
57.8

All University

1.3
1.5
1.0
0.8

Totals

374.3
390.9
351.8
328.90

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

04/05
05/06
06/07
07/08

CAHSS

21.9
20.6
21.2
22.9

 CNRS

17.2
16.0
16.8
18.3

 CPS

15.7
15.2
20.8
25.3

All University

15.6
14.4
19.5
26.0

University Wide

18.6
17.5
19.3
21.4

FTEF is from the CDPS 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 2008 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

 169

100

269

Lecturer (Temporary)

98

 154

252

University Totals

267

254

521

 

Fall 2008 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

85

49

134

Associate Professor

 44

 26

70

Assistant Professor

40

25

65

Lecturer (Temporary)

98

 154

252

University Totals

 267

254

521 

 

Fall 2008 Faculty Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

 3

Asian

7

3

4

Black

4

Filipino

Hispanic

Other Non-White

0

Pacific Islander

White

143

87 

76 

129 

Unknown

4

5

Subtotal

169

100

98 

154

University Totals

 269

252

 

 

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