Spring 2014: Applications will open in CSU Mentor on August 1, 2013.
Fall 2014: Applications will open in CSU Mentor on October 1, 2013. CSU Mentor Deadline is February 1, 2014.
Please Note: Only One application per Semester can be submitted.
The graduate programs are especially competitive. The sooner your application materials are complete both with the Graduate Admissions Office and the program you are applying to, the sooner your application can be reviewed and admit decisions can be made.
Deadline and Contact Information. (Please know, this is a fluid document and subject to change).
Apply: Complete the California State University Graduate Application online at CSU Mentor. A $55.00 application fee is required at time of application. The CSU Application Fee Waiver is No longer available for Master's Applications. If you are unable to pay with a credit card, a check can be mailed to the address indicated below.
To be considered for financial assistance offered by some programs, be sure to file a FAFSA by March 2. Contact your department for details.
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available through CSU Mentor http://www.csumentor.edu/FinAid/
Transcripts: One official transcript is required from any college or university you have ever attended. Official transcripts must be in their original sealed envelope.
Humboldt State University
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521
Letters of Recommendation - MUST BE submitted online through CSU Mentor, Page 11. If you have questions, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office, 707-826-6250.
Supplemental Materials: Most graduate programs require additional supplemental material. It is your responsibility to check with the department for specific details.
Once the application has "completed" all files are sent to the department for review by the department's admissions committee.
You can follow your application status by: Remember the earlier your application completes the Sooner your file can be reviewed and an admit decision can be made.
GRE Institution Code for Humboldt State University: 4345 - Please Note: If you have not taken the GRE Test, you only need to indicate on the application that the test date is pending.
For Humboldt State University application information, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office: 707.826.6250 or apply [at] humboldt [dot] edu.
For Financial aid information, please contact the Financial Aid Office – Toll Free (866) 255-1390 | Local 826-4321 | Fax (707) 826-5360
HSU is now a proud member of the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP). WRGP is a program that allows Natural Resources and Environmental Systems MS Students from 15 western states to attend HSU and pay California Resident Tuition.
For information regarding cost of attendance go to Student Financial Services
To Change a Reference:
Log into CSU Mentor and go to:
1. Apply Online
2. Click on "Graduate Admissions Application"
3. Click on the box for the term applied for
4. Scroll down in application manager to section "Online application already submitted"
5. Click on "View letters of recommendation"
6. Click "edit" for the referrer needing to be changed
7. Change the recommender information
8. Click "submit"
9. Click "send request"