Spring 2017 - A limited number of HSU Graduate Programs will begin accepting applications (CSU Mentor) for theSpring 2017 term on August 1, 2016. Spring deadlines for graduate programs vary by department, and not all graduate programs are open. For more information on our Graduate Programs please see the Graduate Admissions Program and Deadline information page. Deadlines do vary for the spring admission term, however graduate applicants are advised to submit all university and program application materials as early as possible.
Fall 2017 - HSU Graduate programs will begin accepting applications (CSU Mentor) for the Fall 2017 term on October 1, 2016.
The priority application period for Graduate programs is October 1 through February 1.
What constitutes a completed file? (The To-Do-List located in your Student Center will indicate no items required)
Only One application per Semester can be submitted.
Apply: Complete the California State University Graduate Application online at CSU Mentor. A $55.00 application fee is required at time of application. The CSU Application Fee Waiver is No longer available for Master's Applications. If you are unable to pay with a credit card, a check can be mailed to the address indicated below.
To be considered for financial assistance offered by some programs, be sure to file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 2. NOTE: You can now file your FAFSA as early as October 1st, allowing you to use earlier income & tax information (rather than having to estimate for the following year). Contact your department for details. FAFSA information/application is available through CSU Mentor http://www.csumentor.edu/FinAid/
Transcripts: One official transcript is required from all colleges or universities you have ever attended. Official transcripts must be in their original sealed envelope.
Humboldt State University
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521
Electronic Transcript: Humboldt State University currently accepts electronic college transcripts via Credential Solutions, Scrip-Safe, E-Transcript California and Parchment. The transcript submission will only be accepted as electronic NOT in PDF version. If you are asked for an email address Please do not use.
Letters of Recommendation - MUST BE submitted online through CSU Mentor, Page 11. If you have questions, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office, 707-826-6250. Please note that it can take up to 10 Business Working days for the LOR to be removed from your checklist. You can check reference information by logging back into your Mentor application.
To Waive or Not to Waive your rights - http://wiselikeus.com/collegewise/2010/09/should-you-waive-your-rights-to-see-your-letters-of-rec.html
Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP). WRGP is a program that allows admitted students from 15 western states to pay California resident tuition. The WRGP Majors are: English, Environmental Systems, Natural Resources, Social Science & Sociology.
To be considered for financial assistance offered by some programs, be sure to file a FAFSA by March 2. Contact your department for details. FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available through CSU Mentor http://www.csumentor.edu/FinAid/
GRE Institution Code for Humboldt State University: 4345 - Please Note: If you have not taken the GRE Test, you only need to indicate on the application that the test date is pending.
For Humboldt State University application information, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office: 707.826.6250 or graduate-applicants [at] humboldt [dot] edu
For Financial aid information, please contact the Financial Aid Office – Toll Free (866) 255-1390 | Local 826-4321 | Fax (707) 826-5360.