Arcata, CA
Humboldt State University


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Recent Reviews

Hallee
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Humboldt State University is a very small campus with many wonderful people attending the college. The professors are very ni...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Humboldt State University is a very small campus with many wonderful people attending the college. The professors are very nice and are always open to help with any questions. The campus is extremely beautiful and is surrounded by the forest where you can go hiking or rock climbing.

Ania
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Humboldt State University is located in the beautiful town of Arcata. It’s surrounded by the beautiful rainforest full of tal...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Humboldt State University is located in the beautiful town of Arcata. It’s surrounded by the beautiful rainforest full of tall redwoods and is 10-20 minutes away from the misty ocean. There is a wonderful community full of shops and activities and just overall good people, I grew up here and I am very grateful to also be going here for college.

Nicole
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The campus is super green and surrounded by trees, the ocean is just a short drive away, and nature is everywhere. The campus...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The campus is super green and surrounded by trees, the ocean is just a short drive away, and nature is everywhere. The campus is so pretty and everyone here seems to get along really well. I think it's a great school, though it can be expensive, but so are most colleges.

Tristan
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think HSU is a great school if maybe you didn’t do the best in high school, but regret that somewhat and want to pursue fur...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think HSU is a great school if maybe you didn’t do the best in high school, but regret that somewhat and want to pursue further education. It is like any other college I’m sure, but I love how the culture and community is here. Everyone wants to have fun and a lot of people enjoy certain “extra curricular activities” which can be fun but everyone also seems to have a serious work ethic, with a few exceptions. This makes it easier to stay focused especially when living with all these other individuals with similar interests and drives as you.

Rachel
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy going here. There’s always someone new to meet. Every professor I have had is more the willing to help you especially...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy going here. There’s always someone new to meet. Every professor I have had is more the willing to help you especially if you go to there office hours. There’s spots if you like sports but it does not run the school. There are few sororities and fraternities If you interested, and tons of clubs for everyone. Your 15 minutes from the ocean and a 5 minute walk to the redwoods. This is a fun place to be at, but it’s a bit hurt to find off campus housing so start early. All in all it is a cool place to be.

Nalani
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I'm a Humboldt State Ambassador, so my opinion may be a little biased. However, I love the overall atmosphere and vibe of Hum...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I'm a Humboldt State Ambassador, so my opinion may be a little biased. However, I love the overall atmosphere and vibe of Humboldt State. Everyone, including students and staff, are very welcoming and helpful. My professors are always there when I need help. Our school also very much focuses on the STEM majors. There are so many hands-on opportunities that I have/will take advantage of. For example, we have a Vertebrate Museum on campus and every sample is a one-on-one work with a professor and students! Plus, you can't beat Humboldt County. From the Redwoods to the Coast, you're sure to fall in love!

Rachel
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am extremely disappointed in Humboldt State. I, too was initially drawn in by the culture and location of this institute. T...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am extremely disappointed in Humboldt State. I, too was initially drawn in by the culture and location of this institute. The harsh realization is that there's nowhere to live, the school is broke and cuts programs every semester (like the football program and school radio), parking is a nightmare, and staff doesn't care about student's success.

McKinley
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Humboldt State University isn't perfect, no school is. But there are constantly things to do which is rare for a small town d...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Humboldt State University isn't perfect, no school is. But there are constantly things to do which is rare for a small town due to all of the outdoor activities such as surfing and hiking. The community also always has festivals, parades, and other activities going on as well. As for the schools majority of the students seem to be pretty socially aware and let their voices be heard. The majority of the student body is academically driven and doesn't let the administration take away their voice.

Morgan
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a great school. There’s an atmosphere that’s very conducive to learning and there are so many dedicated and passionate p...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a great school. There’s an atmosphere that’s very conducive to learning and there are so many dedicated and passionate people here. Living on campus provides many opportunities to be involved, and usually your major will have a club associated with it that you can join. Overall, a great school!

Mariana
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I like how liberal and nice everyone is. The professors extend their office hours at times to accomadate the schedules of stu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I like how liberal and nice everyone is. The professors extend their office hours at times to accomadate the schedules of students. The school and students alike are very enivormentally aware with limiting the waste in and around campus. More than the majority of students care for making the world a better place. Not to mention the environment surrounding the campus; the beautiful scenery of the big red wood trees next to the ocean.

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  • Enrollment
  • 7,982
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $7,209
  • Acceptance rate
  • 77%

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