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Humboldt State University Statistical Profile

Affiliation

Part of 23-campus California State University system

President

Lisa Rossbacher

Where we are located

Located in Arcata, 270 miles north of San Francisco and 95 miles south of the Oregon border, on 144 acres of land, it is nestled in a spectacular setting of redwood forests, rushing rivers, ocean beaches and mountain ranges.

Average temperature and rainfall

Summer temperatures average 63 degrees in Arcata and 92 degrees just 40 miles inland in Willow Creek. Year round temperature averages 57 degrees.Overall, Humboldt County receives an average of 37.5 inches of rain per year.

Academics

Many study options are available to Humboldt students. There are 49 baccalaureate degree majors within which are 86 options/concentrations. There are also 73 minors, 12 graduate programs, 14 credential programs including 6 single subject credentials, and several certificates of study.

Facilities - 144 acres main campus
- Plus an additional 591 acres which HSU owns, leases or has use agreements to (marine lab, observatory, natural history museum, salt water marsh, freshwater marsh, small lakes and ponds, forest lands, sand dune preserve, research vessel, First Street Gallery, and the Wildlife Care Facility).
- 963,127 square feet in 90 buildings
Carnegie Classification Public Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)

Fall 2013 Student Information

Student Headcount

8293

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)
(15 units = 1 FTES except for master's students where 12 units = 1 FTES)

7771.7

Fall 2013 Enrollment by Student Class

Student Class

Female

Male

Total

% Full-Time

Frosh

1086
804
1890
98.0%

Sophomore

600
422
1022
97.7%

Junior

1063
973
2036
94.6%

Senior

1386
1419
2805
88.3%

Total Undergraduates

4135
3618
7753
93.6%

Masters

264
148
412
68.4%

Credential

55
37
92
96.7%

2nd Bachelors

9
9
18
11.1%

Other Post-Baccalaureate

13
5
18
5.6%

Totals

4476
3817
8293
92.0%

Fall 2013 Student Ethnicity

 

Female

Male

Totals

Percentage

Black

139
152
291
3.5%

American Indian

57
34
91
1.1%
Asian American
116
150
266
3.2%

Hispanic/Latino

1267
852
2119
25.6%

Non Resident Alien

48
39
87
1.1%

Pacific Islander

9
11
20
0.2%

Two or more

270
222
492
5.9%

Unknown

372
344
716
8.6%

White

2198
2013
4211
50.8%

Totals

4476
3817
8293
100.0%

Fall 2013 Full/Part Time Counts

Female

Male

Totals

Undergraduate - Full Time

3895
3360
7255

Undergraduate - Part Time

240
258
498

Post-Baccalaureate - Full Time

240
134
374

Post-Baccalaureate - Part Time

101
65
166

Totals

4476
3817
8293

Fall 2013 Average Unit Loads

Female

Male

Overall Average

Undergraduate - Full Time

14.6
14.4
14.5

Undergraduate - Part Time

8.0
8.1
8.1
Credential - Full Time
23.8
21.5
22.9
Credential - Part Time
7.5
5.5
6.2

Masters - Full Time

13.1
12.2
12.8

Masters - Part Time

5.0
5.1
5.0

Overall Average

14.0
13.8
13.9
 

Fall 2013 Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
945
275
1220
14.7%

Northern CA

816
25
841
10.1%

SF Bay Area

1042
27
1069
12.9%

Sacramento

275
8
283
3.4%

Coast

346
29
375
4.5%

Central CA

480
4
484
5.8%

Los Angeles

2418
23
2441
29.4%

San Diego

603
7
610
7.4%

WUE States*

504
51
555
6.7%

Other States

247
83
330
4.0%
Foreign
63
8
71
0.9%
Unknown
14
0
14
0.2%

Totals

7753
540
8293
100.0%

*WUE is a state exchange program with participants from 14 western states allowing students from these states to attend participating public colleges or universities in other states at a significantly reduced cost.

Fall 2013 Students Living in Campus Housing
All Students in Campus Housing / Percent of Total Students
1958
23.6%
New Freshman in Campus Housing / Percent of New Freshman
1192
88.7%

Average Annual College Summaries for 5 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

08/09
09/10
10/11
10/11
11/12
12/13

CAHSS

2217
2161
2124
2124
2105
2087

 CNRS

2479
2676
2822
2822
3003
3133

 CPS

2260
2310
2279
2279
2262
2255

All University

706
466
444
444
428
336

University Wide

7661
7612
7669
7669
7798
7811

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13

CAHSS

3013.9
3013.7
2949.6
3024.3
2920.9

 CNRS

2168.1
2328.6
2387.7
2527.9
2684.4

 CPS

1910.8
1889.1
1874.3
1841.3
1734.8

All University

34.4
15.7
11.8
24.6
19.9

University Wide

7127.2
7247.0
7223.5
7418.1
7360.0

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13

CAHSS

134.4
125.7
124.1
127.3
130.3

 CNRS

115.4
115.1
114.1
121.3
125.5

 CPS

82.4
80.9
76.4
75.5
72.1

All University

1.15
0.3
0.1
0.7
0.7

University Wide

333.3
322.1
314.7
324.8
328.5

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13

CAHSS

22.4
24.0
23.8
23.5
22.4

 CNRS

18.8
20.2
20.9
20.5
21.4

 CPS

23.2
23.3
23.0
23.5
24.1

All University

29.9
57.8
94.3
33.6
27.7

University Wide

21.4
22.5
23.0
22.4
22.4

FTEF is from the CDPS Course Section Report. This represents the FTEF used to teach courses in each subject and may not match the FAD report which summarizes FTEF by department of appointment. Therefore, the Student /Faculty Ratios indicate the actual instructional experience in each subject area.

The historical data is portrayed according to the current college configuration of departments.

CAHSS = College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
CNRS = College of Natural Resources & Sciences
CPS = College of Professional Studies
AU = All University (General Studies)

 

Fall 2013 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

136

95

231

Lecturer (Temporary)

126

196

322

University Totals

262

291

553

 

Fall 2013 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

80

46

126

Associate Professor

35

24

59

Assistant Professor

21

25

46

Lecturer (Temporary)

126

196

322

University Totals

262

291

553

 

Fall 2012 Faculty Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

4

1

4

6

Asian

11

5

0

4

Black

2

3

2

3

Hispanic

3

4

7

6

Pacific Islander

0

0

0

2

White

110

77

87

147

Two or More
2
0
2
6

Unknown

4

5

24

22

Subtotal

136

95

126

196

University Totals

231

322



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