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Humboldt State University 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 73 minors, 12 graduate programs, 14 credential programs including 6 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 2012 Student Information

Student Headcount

8116

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

7620.5

 

Fall 2012 Enrollment by Class Level

Student Class

Female

Male

Total

% Full-Time

Freshman

1005
810
1815
96.3%

Sophomore

572
486
1058
95.2%

Junior

1089
974
2063
93.7%

Senior

1368
1293
2661
88.7%

Total Undergraduates

4034
3563
7597
92.8%

Masters

229
142
371
70.6%

Credential

73
37
110
94.6%

2nd Bachelors

13
11
24
20.8%
Post-Baccalaureate
7
7
14
14.3%

Total Post-Baccalaureate

322
197
519
71.9%

Totals

4356
3760
8116
91.4%

 

Fall 2012 Student Ethnicity

 

Female

Male

Totals

Percentage

Black

135
156
291
3.6%

American Indian

66
44
110
1.4%

Asian American

121
127
248
3.0%

Hispanic/Latino

1062
738
1800
22.2%

Non Resident Alien

57
30
87
1.1%

Pacific Islander

10
13
23
0.3%

Two or More Races

262
206
468
5.8%

Unknown

425
392
817
10.0%

White

2218
2054
4272
52.6%

Totals

4356
3760
8116
100.0%

 

Fall 2012 Students by Classification and Age Groups

<20

20-24

25-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

>60

Total

Undergraduate

2287
4073
756
343
96
36
6
7597

Post-Baccalaureate

0
124
181
129
45
26
14
519

Totals

2287
4197
937
472
141
62
20
8116

 

Fall 2012 Full/Part Time Counts

Female

Male

Totals

Undergraduate - Full Time

3767
3280
7047

Undergraduate - Part Time

267
283
550

Post-Baccalaureate - Full Time

240
133
373

Post-Baccalaureate - Part Time

82
64
146

Totals

4356
3760
8116

 

Fall 2012 Average Unit Loads

Female

Male

Overall Average

Undergraduate - Full Time

14.6
14.4
14.5

Undergraduate - Part Time

8.0
8.5
8.3
Credential - Full Time
21.4
21.8
21.5
Credential - Part Time
8.00
7.9
7.9

Masters - Full Time

12.9
12.3
12.6

Masters - Part Time

5.4
5.4
5.4

Overall Average

14.1
13.8
14.0

 

Fall 2012 Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
934
263
1197
14.8%

Northern CA

841
24
865
10.7%

SF Bay Area

1037
18
1055
13.0%

Sacramento

241
5
246
3.0%

Coast

368
34
402
5.0%

Central CA

420
7
427
5.5%

Los Angeles

2194
28
2222
27.4%

San Diego

577
12
589
7.3%

WUE States*

581
45
626
7.7%

Other States

294
77
371
4.5%
Foreign
65
8
73
0.9%
Unknown
17
0
17
0.2%

Totals

7597

519

8116

100.0%

*WUE is a state exhange program with participants from 14 western states allowing students from these states to attend participating public colleges or universities in other states at a significantly reduced cost.  

 

Student Type at Start of Fall 2012 Term

Freshmen

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Post-
Baccalaureate

Totals

Continuing Student

567
905
1237
2563
254
5526

New Student

1200
35
2
0
249
1486

Returning

5
16
39
47
5
115

Transfer

42
102
753
49
0
946

Transitory

1
0
32
2
8
43

Totals

1815
1058
2063
2661
519
8116


Fall 2012 Students Living in Campus Housing
All Students in Campus Housing / Percent of Total Students
1963
24.2%
New Freshman in Campus Housing / Percent of New Freshman
1071
86.6%


Average Annual College Summaries for 5 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

07/08
08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12

CAHSS

2277
2217
2161
2124
2105

 CNRS

2355
2479
2676
2822
3003

 CPS

2220
2260
2310
2279
2262

All University

774
706
466
444
428

University Wide

7626
7661
7612
7669
7798

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

07/08
08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12

CAHSS

3082.8
3013.9
3013.7
2949.6
3024.3

 CNRS

2049.9
2168.1
2328.6
2387.7
2527.9

 CPS

1893.7
1910.8
1889.1
1874.3
1841.3

All University

20.7
34.4
15.7
11.8
24.6

University Wide

7047.1
7127.2
7247.1
7223.4
7418.1

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

07/08
08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12

CAHSS

134.5
134.4
125.7
124.1
127.3

 CNRS

111.3
115.4
115.1
114.1
121.3

 CPS

82.3
82.4
80.9
76.4
75.5

All University

0.8
1.1
0.3
0.1
0.7

University Wide

328.90
333.3
322.0
314.7
324.8

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

07/08
08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12

CAHSS

22.9
22.4
24.0
23.8
23.5

 CNRS

18.4
18.8
20.2
20.9
20.5

 CPS

23.0
23.2
23.3
24.5
23.5

All University

26.0
29.9
57.8
94.3
33.6

University Wide

21.4
21.4
22.5
23.0
22.4

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 2012 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

139

89

228

Lecturer (Temporary)

125

185

310

University Totals

264

274

538

 

Fall 2012 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

82

53

134

Associate Professor

39

23

64

Assistant Professor

17

13

30

Lecturer (Temporary)

125

185

310

University Totals

264

274

538

 

Fall 2012 Faculty Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

4

2

5

4

Asian

10

3

2

4

Black

3

2

0

2

Hispanic

3

3

6

5

Pacific Islander

0

0

1

1

White

114

76

94

144

Two or More
2
0
5
7

Unknown

3

3

12

18

Subtotal

139

89

125

185

University Totals

228

310

 

 

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