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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 2009 Student Information

Student Headcount

7954

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

7491.0

 

Fall 2009 Enrollment by Student Class

Student Class

Male

Female

Part-time

Full-time

Totals

Frosh

918
1136
79
1975
2054

Sophomore

444
608
52
1000
1052

Junior

776
842
119
1499
1618

Senior

1171
1274
383
2062
2445

Total Undergraduates

3309
3860
633
6536
7169

Post-Baccalaureate

286
499
223
562
785

Totals

3595
4359
856
7098
7954

 

Fall 2009 Student Ethnicity

 

Male

Female

Totals

Percentage

Asian

136
195
331
4.2%

Black

125
128
253
3.2%

Latino

412
530
942
11.8%

Native American

65
76
141
1.8%

Hawaiian

24
31
55
0.7%

White

2119
2413
4532
57.0%

Two or more

79
120
199
2.5%

Unknown

635
866
1501
18.9%

Totals

3595
4359
7954
100.0%

 

Fall 2009 Students by Classification and Age Groups

<20

20-24

25-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergraduate

2278
3569
826
342
102
43
9
7169

Post-Baccalaureate

0
156
280
217
56
49
27
785

Totals

2278
3725
1106
559
158
92
36
7954

 

Fall 2009 Full/Part Time Counts

Male

Female

Totals

Undergraduate - Full Time

2998
3538
6536

Undergraduate - Part Time

311
322
633

Post-Baccalaureate - Full Time

198
364
562

Post-Baccalaureate - Part Time

88
135
223

Totals

3595
4359
7954

 

Fall 2009 Average Unit Loads

Male

Female

Overall Average

Undergraduate - Full Time

14.56
14.91
14.75

Undergraduate - Part Time

8.16
8.04
8.10
Credential - Full Time
18.81
19.89
19.65
Credential - Part Time
7.80
7.46
7.56

Post-Baccalaureate - Full Time

12.68
13.33
13.08

Post-Baccalaureate - Part Time

6.16
5.36
5.69

Overall Average

13.75
14.12
13.95

 

Fall 2009 Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
938
389
1327
16.7%

Northern CA

825
35
860
10.8%

SF Bay Area

923
28
951
12.0%
Sacramento
219
6
225
2.8%
Coast
307
37
344
4.3%

Central CA

412
8
420
5.3%

Los Angeles

1784
48
1832
23.0%

San Diego

465
25
490
6.2%

WUE States

752
66
818
10.3%

Other States

436
131
567
7.1%
Foreign
88
10
98
1.2%
Unknown
20
2
22
0.3%

Totals

7169
785
7954
100.0%
 

   

Fall 2009 Average Class Sizes by Course Level

  Typical Class Size

Undergraduate classes

25

Graduate classes

8

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2009 Term

Freshmen

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Post-
Baccalaureate

Totals

Continuing Student

567
823
1083
2360
427
5260

New Student

1338
37
10
0
311
1696

Returning

16
16
30
37
10
109

Transfer

76
174
479
47
28
804

Transitory

57
2
16
1
9
85

Totals

2054
1052
1618
2445
785
7954


Fall 2009 Students Living in Campus Housing
All Students in Campus Housing / Percent of Total Students
1622
20.4%
New Freshman in Campus Housing / Percent of New Freshman
1056
78.9%


Average Annual College Summaries for 4 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

05/06
06/07
07/08
08/09

CAHSS

2152
2146
2240
2174

 CNRS

3027
2985
3096
3244

 CPS

1454
1418
1491
1502

All University

688
743
800
741

Totals

7319
7291
7626
7661

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

05/06
06/07
07/08
08/09

CAHSS

2953.8
2990.9
3081.9
3013.4

 CNRS

2487.7
2428.4
2482.7
2645.3

 CPS

1385.3
1358.0
1463.7
1433.7

All University

21.5
19.1
20.7
34.4

Totals

6848.3
6796.4
7048.9
7126.8

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

05/06
06/07
07/08
08/09

CAHSS

143.3
141.2
134.5
134.4

 CNRS

155.1
144.4
135.8
142.3

 CPS

91.0
65.3
57.8
55.5

All University

1.5
1.0
0.8
1.15

Totals

390.9
351.8
328.90
333.3

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

05/06
06/07
07/08
08/09

CAHSS

20.6
21.2
22.9
22.4

 CNRS

16.0
16.8
18.3
18.6

 CPS

15.2
20.8
25.3
25.9

All University

14.4
19.5
26.0
29.9

University Wide

17.5
19.3
21.4
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 2009 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

 162

92

254

Lecturer (Temporary)

101

153

254

University Totals

263

245

508

 

Fall 2009 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

87

50

137

Associate Professor

45

21

66

Assistant Professor

30

21

51

Lecturer (Temporary)

101

153

254

University Totals

263

245

508

 

Fall 2009 Faculty Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

 3

6

Asian

10

4

2

3

Black

4

2

Hispanic

4

2

5

4

Pacific Islander

0

2

2

White

137

81

82

132

Unknown

4

3

4

4

Subtotal

162

92

101

153

University Totals

254

254

     

 

 

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