Humboldt State University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Arcata, CA, Humboldt State University is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Humboldt State University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Humboldt State University.

1 Harpst Street Arcata, CA 95521-8299
Phone: (707) 826-4402
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Rankings: Humboldt State University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 38
Score: 35
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 57
Average freshman retention rate: 73.8%
6-year graduation rate: 43.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 21
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 38.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 9.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 20:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 76.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 47
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 930-1170
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 18%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 42%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 75.5%
Financial resources rank: 53
Alumni giving rank: 29
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 10.6%

Humboldt State University History

Essential Facts: Humboldt State University

Ranking: #52 Regional University West (2017)
Acceptance rate: 77.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $5,742 / out-of-state $17,620 (2019)
School colors: Green · Gold
Mascot: Lumberjack
Founded: Jun 16, 1913

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 20%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 100%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: basketball, football, soccer, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, soccer, softball, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra