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  • Stream Work
    Taking samples at nearby Jacoby Creek
  • Forestry
    Mapping the crown of a redwood tree on campus
  • Diving
    Scientific Diving class at Trinidad Bay
  • Students Holding a Duck
    Learning to band wood ducks
  • Art
    Creating a community art mural

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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Life at Humboldt State

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HSU Gates
Trinidad State Beach

Campus redwoods were super pretty today (as usual )  

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Down the stairs
Sunset over building
Aerial Campus Shot
On a hike
Looking up a redwood
Grove of trees

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