• R.V. Coral Sea

    Humboldt State offers the only dedicated undergraduate oceanography program in the CSU system. We’re also one of the few programs in the country with both a fully equipped marine lab and a true oceanic research vessel.

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  • Schatz Energy Research Center

    For over twenty years the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) has been specializing in cutting edge research in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and hydrogen energy systems.

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  • Leading Research into the World’s Tallest Trees

    HSU’s Professor Stephen Sillett, the Kenneth L. Fisher Chair in Redwood Ecology, has rewritten the book on redwoods—the world’s tallest trees.

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  • Learning that Goes Way Beyond the Classroom

    At Humboldt State there are plenty of of opportunities to explore the world. Whether it’s devising new ways to understand wildlife or scaling the world’s tallest trees, hands-on learning can make the difference in your education.

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Why attend HSU?


Student-centered, field-based education in the natural resource sciences

The surrounding region serves as the perfect environment for students to experience hands-on learning.

Excellent facilities including, marine laboratories, research vessels, fish hatcheries, greenhouses and more.

Small class sizes and faculty mentoring with an emphasis on undergraduate research.