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.

Why Humboldt

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HSU Asked to Plan for Consideration to Be State’s Third Polytechnic

via Humboldt State NOW

The request offers the momentous possibility of HSU becoming one of just three polytechnic universities in the state, and the only one in Northern California. It would better position HSU to meet specific workforce needs on the North Coast and statewide, and it would significantly raise HSU’s profile among prospective students and grant-funding organizations.

Humboldt State Virtual Quad

Virtual events are ways for the campus community to stay connected with lectures, club activities, performances, and more. All face-to-face events and activities are suspended.

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