Humboldt State University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Humboldt State University is 23:1, and the school has 36.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Humboldt State University include: Natural Resources and Conservation; Visual and Performing Arts; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 23:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Natural Resources and Conservation 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 11%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 10%
Social Sciences 9%
Psychology 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 14%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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