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Humboldt State University Humboldt State UniversityA California State University Campusa California State University

Costs

With tuition and fees of just $7,152 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 2014

  • Tuition and Fees $7,152
  • Food & Housing $11,644
  • Books & Supplies $1,612
  • Misc. $1,364
  • Transportation $1,052
  • Total $22,824

When you include food & housing, a typical private college costs more than $44,750 per year to attend.

  • Private College $29,056
  • University
    of California $13,200
  • HSU $7,152

Average tuition and fees from 2013-2014 as reported to The College Board

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Financial Aid Is Available to Most Students

At HSU, 67 percent of students receive some form of financial aid (state and federal grants, institutional aid, subsidized loans, etc.).

The average award of grant aid offered was $7,182

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Financially—Is it worth it?

Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree earn on average $21,855 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 $651
  • Associate Degree $777
  • Bachelor's Degree $1,108
  • Master's Degree $1,329
  • Doctoral Degree $1,714
  • Professional Degree $1,623

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