With tuition and fees of just $7,194 per year, Humboldt State University is a great value. HSU combines incredible academic opportunities with affordability.

What's it really cost to attend HSU?

Estimated total cost of attendance for an undergraduate starting in Fall 2015

  • Tuition and Fees $7,212
  • Food & Housing $12,638
  • Books & Supplies $1,660
  • Misc. $1,392
  • Transportation $1,052
  • Total $23,954

When you include food & housing, a typical private college costs more than $43,921 per year to attend.

  • Private College $32,410
  • University
    of California $13,456
  • HSU $7,212

Average tuition and fees from 2015-2016 as reported to The College Board

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Financial Aid Is Available to Most Students

At HSU, 70 percent of students receive some form of financial aid (state and federal grants, institutional aid, subsidized loans, etc.).

Most low-income students received $10,000 in grant funding.

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Financially—Is it worth it?

Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree earn on average $23,764 more per year than those with only a high school diploma!

Over a lifetime, that's more than $1 MILLION in increased earnings compared to just having a high school diploma.

Median Weekly Incomes Based on Highest Level of Education

Graduation equals higher pay

  • High school Diploma $678
  • Associate Degree $798
  • Bachelor's Degree $1,137
  • Master's Degree $1,341
  • Doctoral Degree $1,623
  • Professional Degree $1,730

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; 2013 median earnings for full-time workers 25 and over.