Humboldt State University

Humboldt State University, commonly known as Humboldt, is one of the 23 California State University campuses, found in Arcata, California. It looks over the city and Humboldt Bay from its perch near a redwood forest.

The three colleges of the university – the College of Professional Studies, the College of Natural Resources and Sciences, and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences – provides a variety of programs, including almost 50 bachelor degrees and over 70 minors. The Art and Biology majors are the largest in regards to faculty size (over 20 associates) and educational services around the campus. In addition to its undergraduate studies, Humboldt also offers 12 Master’s degrees, including Social Work, Natural Resources, and Energy, Environment, and Society, which is only provided at California State University. The degree focuses on combining several studies into one, including economics and engineering. Only Humboldt and Cal Poly Pomona provide a Botany program in California.

Humboldt also has several facilities not found on campus, including museums, galleries, research centers, observatories, and other educational facilities.

The Humboldt's College of eLearning & Extended Education students can earn their degree online or participate in one of several of online courses, certificates or professional development programs. Areas of study for online degrees include anthropology, leaderships and social work. No other online degrees are currently offered.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (707) 826-3011
Address: 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 7,400+ undergrad, 610+ grad )
Award Levels: Batchelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition N/A
Out-of-State Tuition $ 11,232
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 23 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Range Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Botany Plant Biology
Zoology Animal Biology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Communication and Journalism
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Information Technology
Education and Teaching
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Rhetoric and Composition
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
American Indian Native American Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Natural Resources Conservation
Natural Resources Management and Policy Development
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
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