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Humboldt State University Statistical Profile

Affiliation

Part of 23-campus California State University system

President

Lisa Rossbacher

Where we are located

Located in Arcata, 270 miles north of San Francisco and 95 miles south of the Oregon border, on 144 acres of land, it is nestled in a spectacular setting of redwood forests, rushing rivers, ocean beaches and mountain ranges.

Average temperature and rainfall

Summer temperatures average 63 degrees in Arcata and 92 degrees just 40 miles inland in Willow Creek. Year round temperature averages 57 degrees.Overall, Humboldt County receives an average of 37.5 inches of rain per year.

Academics

Many study options are available to Humboldt students. There are 49 baccalaureate degree majors within which are 86 options/concentrations. There are also 73 minors, 12 graduate programs, 14 credential programs including 6 single subject credentials, and several certificates of study.

Facilities - 144 acres main campus
- Plus an additional 591 acres which HSU owns, leases or has use agreements to (marine lab, observatory, natural history museum, salt water marsh, freshwater marsh, small lakes and ponds, forest lands, sand dune preserve, research vessel, First Street Gallery, and the Wildlife Care Facility).
- 963,127 square feet in 90 buildings
Carnegie Classification Public Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)

Fall 2014 and 2013 Enrollment
Fall 2014
Fall 2013
% Change

Student Headcount

8485
8293

2.3%

Full-Time Equivalent Students

7960
7772

2.4%

First Time Undergraduates
1386
1368
1.3%
Transfer Students
971
971
0.0%
Continuing Undergraduates
5506
5299
3.9%
Masters Enrollment
387
412
-6.1%
Credential Enrollment
101
90
12.2%

Fall 2014 Enrollment by Student Class

Student Class

Female

Male

Total

% Full-Time

Frosh

1162
767
1929
97.8%

Sophomore

618
459
1077
97.4%

Junior

1091
1019
2110
94.5%

Senior

1438
1408
2846
88.4%

Total Undergraduates

4309
3653
7962
93.5%

Masters

239
148
387
71.3%

Credential

67
34
101
100%

2nd Bachelors

9
12
21
9.5%

Other Post-Baccalaureate

11
3
14
0.0%

Totals

4635
3850
8485
92.2%

Fall 2014 Student Ethnicity

 

Female

Male

Totals

Percentage

Black

155
165
320
3.8%

American Indian

55
30
85
1.0%
Asian
136
157
293
3.4%

Hispanic/Latino

1466
977
2443
28.8%

Non Resident Alien

66
55
121
1.4%

Pacific Islander

11
10
21
0.3%

Two or more

301
230
531
6.3%

Unknown

314
291
605
7.1%

White

2131
1935
4066
47.9%

Totals

4635
3850
8485
100.0%

Fall 2014 Average Unit Loads

Female

Male

Overall Average

Undergraduate - Full Time

14.6
14.3
14.4

Undergraduate - Part Time

8.2
8.3
8.2
Credential - Full Time
22.6
20.7
22.0

Masters - Full Time

13.1
11.4
12.5

Masters - Part Time

5.3
5.5
5.4

Overall Average

14.1
13.8
14.0

Fall 2014 Geographic Origin of Current Students
(based on prior institution)

  Region

Undergrad

Post-Bacc

Totals

Percentage

Local
915
275
1190
14.0%

Northern CA

850
22
872
10.3%

SF Bay Area

1054
22
1076
12.7%

Sacramento

288
9
297
3.5%

Coast

326
24
350
4.1%

Central CA

523
9
532
6.3%

Los Angeles

2608
24
2632
31.0%

San Diego

634
10
644
7.6%

WUE States*

456
40
496
5.8%

Other States

223
71
294
3.5%
Foreign
69
17
86
1.0%
Unknown
16
0
16
0.2%

Totals

7962
523
8485
100.0%

*WUE is a state exchange program with participants from 14 western states allowing students from these states to attend participating public colleges or universities in other states at a significantly reduced cost.

Fall 2014 First Time Undergraduate Profile

Fall 2014 First Time Undergraduate Ethnicity
  Female Male Total %
Black
40
29
69
5.0%
American Indian
4
6
10
0.7%
Asian
27
24
51
3.7%
Hispanic/Latino
355
197
552
39.8%
Non Resident Alien
11
6
17
1.2%
Pacific Islander
4
0
4
0.3%
Two or more
55
43
98
7.1%
Unknown
34
20
54
3.9%
White
308
223
531
38.3%
Totals
838
548
1386
100.0%

 

Fall 2014 - First Time Undergraduate - Other Characteristics
 
Female
Male
Total
First Generation
61.2%
50.7%
57.1%
Low Income
41.7%
31.7%
37.7%
Average Unit Load
14.4
14.2
14.3
In Campus Housing
89.0%
87.4%
88.4%
Origin
Local
4.9%
6.9%
5.7%
Northern California
8.0%
8.4%
8.2%
San Franciso Bay Area
14.9%
16.2%
15.4%
Sacramento
4.8%
2.7%
4.0%
Coast
2.2%
2.0%
2.0%
Central California
7.8%
7.8%
7.8%
Los Angeles
41.3%
39.2%
40.5%
San Diego
7.4%
9.7%
8.3%
WUE State
6.9%
4.9%
6.1%
Other State
1.1%
1.3%
1.2%
Foreign
0.4%
0.0%
0.2%
Unknown
0.5%
0.7%
0.6%
College of Major
College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
21.8%
19.3%
20.8%
College of Natural Resources & Sciences
40.4%
46.7%
42.9%
College of Professional Studies
23.2%
21.9%
22.7%
Undeclared
14.6%
12.1%
13.6%

 

 

 


Average Annual College Summaries for 5 years

Average Annual Headcount

 College

09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13
13/14

CAHSS

2161
2124
2105
2087
2065

 CNRS

2676
2822
3003
3133
3330

 CPS

2310
2279
2262
2255
2365

All University

466
444
428
336
292

University Wide

7612
7669
7798
7811
8052

Full-Time Equivalent Students (FTES)

 College

09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13
13/14

CAHSS

3013.7
2949.6
3024.3
2920.9
2922.4

 CNRS

2328.6
2387.7
2527.9
2684.4
2780.5

 CPS

1889.1
1874.3
1841.3
1734.8
1771.0

All University

15.7
11.8
24.6
19.9
85.2

University Wide

7247.0
7223.5
7418.1
7360.0
7559.1

Full-Time Equivalent Faculty (FTEF)

 College

09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13
13/14

CAHSS

125.7
124.1
127.3
130.3
131.2

 CNRS

115.1
114.1
121.3
125.5
132.3

 CPS

80.9
76.4
75.5
72.1
76.9

All University

0.3
0.1
0.7
0.7
5.8

University Wide

322.1
314.7
324.8
328.5
346.2

Student Faculty Ratio (SFR)

 College

09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13
13/14

CAHSS

24.0
23.8
23.5
22.4
22.3

 CNRS

20.2
20.9
20.5
21.4
21.0

 CPS

23.3
23.0
23.5
24.1
23.0

All University

57.8
94.3
33.6
27.7
14.7

University Wide

22.5
23.0
22.4
22.4
21.8

FTEF is from the CDPS Course Section Report. This represents the FTEF used to teach courses in each subject and may not match the FAD report which summarizes FTEF by department of appointment. Therefore, the Student /Faculty Ratios indicate the actual instructional experience in each subject area.

The historical data is portrayed according to the current college configuration of departments.

CAHSS = College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
CNRS = College of Natural Resources & Sciences
CPS = College of Professional Studies
AU = All University (General Studies)

Fall 2014 Faculty Information will be available after October 31, 2014

Fall 2013 Faculty Data

 

M

F

Total

Tenured/Tenure Track

136

95

231

Lecturer (Temporary)

126

196

322

University Totals

262

291

553

 

Fall 2013 Faculty Data
(by position type)

 

M

F

Total

Professor

80

46

126

Associate Professor

35

24

59

Assistant Professor

21

25

46

Lecturer (Temporary)

126

196

322

University Totals

262

291

553

 

Fall 2012 Faculty Ethnicity Data

 

Tenured/Tenure Track

Lecturer

 

M

F

M

F

American Indian

4

1

4

6

Asian

11

5

0

4

Black

2

3

2

3

Hispanic

3

4

7

6

Pacific Islander

0

0

0

2

White

110

77

87

147

Two or More
2
0
2
6

Unknown

4

5

24

22

Subtotal

136

95

126

196

University Totals

231

322



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