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Freshmen Admissions

Humboldt State University welcomed over 1,200 First Time Freshmen to campus for fall 2012. They hailed from all parts of the state and country, are increasingly ethnically diverse, academically motivated, and have interests in a variety of fields.

Class Profile – Freshmen, Fall 2012

  • Average GPA – 3.15
  • Average SAT Score – 1,045
Gender
  • Males – 569
  • Females – 713
Ethnicity
  • African American – 5.7%
  • American Indian – 0.5%
  • Asian American – 4.3%
  • Hispanic/Latino – 29.2%
  • Two or More Ethnicities – 7.2%
  • White – 48.9%
  • Unknown – 4.2%
Geographic
  • Bay Area – 18.6%
  • Central CA – 10.9%
  • Local – 9.2%
  • Los Angeles – 29%
  • Northern CA – 9.8%
  • Out of State – 15.5%
  • San Diego – 6.6%
  • Foreign – 0.4%

The leading majors of choice this year were art, biology, business administration, English, kinesiology, elementary education, nursing, psychology, undecided, and wildlife.