Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA 95521

Humboldt State University is one of the 50 public 4-year colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in the town of Arcata. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,210 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 823 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%).

Every year 47% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Humboldt State University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,742, and fees were $1,751. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,622 and $1,751 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

Compare Schools

Frequently compared schools

California State University-Bakersfield
offers 4 nursing programs
California State University-Channel Islands
offers 2 nursing programs
California State University-Chico
offers 3 nursing programs
California State University-Dominguez Hills
offers 5 nursing programs
California State University-East Bay
offers 3 nursing programs
California State University-Fresno
offers 4 nursing programs
California State University-Fullerton
offers 5 nursing programs
California State University-Long Beach
offers 7 nursing programs
California State University - LA
offers 10 nursing programs
California State University-Northridge
offers 4 nursing programs

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of California State University-Northridge

College of the Redwoods - Del Norte
62.06 miles away
Shasta College
93.68 miles away
Southern Oregon University
115.15 miles away
Ukiah Adult School
126.98 miles away
Feather River Community College - Fall River Mills
138.73 miles away
California State University-Chico
141.77 miles away
Oregon Institute of Technology
151.96 miles away
Feather River Community College District
175.31 miles away
Tri-County ROP
176.84 miles away
Sonoma State University
190.36 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
03/26/1949 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/25/1999 - 12/20/2012

Admission

82%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT960 to 1160
ACT18 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $55
Graduates $55

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students$396/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students$396/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 -- -- $17,820
ADN 70 -- -- $27,720
BSN 125 -- -- $49,500
FNP 50 -- -- $19,800
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of Humboldt State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 53% $4,818
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,322
State Grant & Scholarships 61% $2,255
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 51% $5,202
Federal Student Loans 60% $5,254
Private Loans 3% $12,628

$14,140

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,123
$30,001 to $48,000$12,352
$48,001 to $75,000$16,251
$75,001 to $110,000$19,431
Over $110,000$23,055

Calculate your net price

Student Population

7,862

Undergrads

663

Graduates

4,883

Women

3,642

Men

90%

Full-time

10%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
43%
Hispanic
33%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races
7%
Black/African American
3%
Asian
3%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Relevant scholarships

California State PTA Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses

California State PTA offers scholarships annually ($500) to encourage PTA members to continue their education and pursue studies in higher education in California.Scholarships are granted to ...

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code.  Applicants for ...

Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships

LVN graduates may apply concurrently to the Foundation's Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, and if rejected, may then apply for this scholarship. Scholarships are available to students who are ...

Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program

Applicant to this scholarship must be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program and must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in ...

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program

Students who are currently enrolled or accepted into a Bachelor of Science Nursing Program may apply and receive up to $13,000 for one academic year. In return for receiving the scholarship, ...


More scholarships

Discussion


Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521
Website

Find nursing programs near you