• Gathering samples on nearby Trinidad Beach
    Gathering samples on nearby Trinidad Beach
  • Filming in a nearby redwood forest
    Filming in a nearby redwood forest
  • Aboard HSU’s research vessel, the Coral Sea
    Aboard HSU’s research vessel, the Coral Sea
  • Putting out an issue of the bilingual campus newspaper, El Leñador
    Putting out an issue of the bilingual campus newspaper, El Leñador

Humboldt State University is a place for students with a spirit of adventure and a passion for making a difference in the world.

At Humboldt, you'll explore new ideas while learning more about yourself. Your professors will know you by name, and your education will go beyond the classroom with original research and real-world projects. You'll be part of a campus known for its longstanding commitment to social and environmental responsibility. And when you graduate, you'll have more than just a degree – you'll have the skills to go far in life and make your community better.

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