At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1913
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,209
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Arcata, CA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

November 30

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 77%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 10%
  • Application Fee
  • $55
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

78%

Top half of HS class

39%

Top quarter of HS class

11%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 440-550
  • Math
  • 430-540
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 18-24
  • English
  • 17-24
  • Math
  • 17-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 77%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 10%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 7,982

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,209

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,660

books and supplies

$12,638

room and board

$21,507

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$18,369

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,660

books and supplies

$12,638

room and board

$32,667

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $10,069
  • $30-$48K
  • $11,248
  • $48-$75K
  • $15,352
  • $75-$110K
  • $20,130
  • $110 & UP
  • $22,687
Financial aid

81%

Receiving Financial Aid

54%

Receiving Federal Grants

59%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: November 30

Student Life

Student Body

7,982

Total undergrad enrollment

521

Total grad students

7%

Out-of-state

93%

In-state

0%

International
Students

  • 56%

    FEMALE

  • 44

    MALE
Organizations

183

Student Organizations

3

Fraternities

3

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

25%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 3%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 3%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 35%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 43%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

22:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

299

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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