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Humboldt State University

Location Arcata Campus, Arcata United States
Ranking

# 1201-1400QS World University Rankings

About Humboldt State University

Humboldt State is a public institution and part of the 23-campus California State University system. With full-time undergraduate tuition of just $7,194 annually, we're one of the best higher education values in the nation.We have just over 8,700 students and 570 faculty members. We offer a wide array of academic choices, with 48 majors and 12 graduate programs in 3 Colleges. Faculty members are among the top teachers and researchers in their fields. Programs in natural resources and sciences are nationally known, while visual and performing arts are also popular areas of study. Throughout the curriculum, students find a long-standing commitment to social and environmental responsibility.Our students have plenty of opportunities for hands-on learning with professors engaged in research and community service. The Coral Sea, for example, is an oceangoing vessel used primarily for undergraduate research. Students can study with the world's foremost expert on redwood trees and with leading experts in sustainable energy systems. In our cutting edge Fire Lab, students study the properties of forest fires, and in the Schatz Energy Research Center student engineers are working on real-world issues like bringing sustainable lighting to the developing world. Students create their own theatre productions, study the mechanics of walking in the Human Performance Lab, work with young children in the Child Development Lab and more. Possibilities abound for real-world research experience available to undergraduates—something few other universities can boast.

About Humboldt State University

Humboldt State is a public institution and part of the 23-campus California State University system. With full-time undergraduate tuition of just $7,194 annually, we're one of the best higher education values in the nation.We have just over 8,700 students and 570 faculty members. We offer a wide array of academic choices, with 48 majors and 12 graduate programs in 3 Colleges. Faculty members are among the top teachers and researchers in their fields. Programs in natural resources and sciences are nationally known, while visual and performing arts are also popular areas of study. Throughout the curriculum, students find a long-standing commitment to social and environmental responsibility.Our students have plenty of opportunities for hands-on learning with professors engaged in research and community service. The Coral Sea, for example, is an oceangoing vessel used primarily for undergraduate research. Students can study with the world's foremost expert on redwood trees and with leading experts in sustainable energy systems. In our cutting edge Fire Lab, students study the properties of forest fires, and in the Schatz Energy Research Center student engineers are working on real-world issues like bringing sustainable lighting to the developing world. Students create their own theatre productions, study the mechanics of walking in the Human Performance Lab, work with young children in the Child Development Lab and more. Possibilities abound for real-world research experience available to undergraduates—something few other universities can boast.

University information

Total students

5,961

UG students

92%

PG students

8%

International students

79

UG students

89%

PG students

11%

Total faculty staff

349

Domestic staff

98%

Int'l staff

2%

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Rankings & ratings

Humboldt State University is one of the top public universities in Arcata, United States. It is ranked #1201-1400 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2023
    #1201-1400

Ranking criteria

3.6
Academic Reputation
2.4
Employer Reputation
8.5
Faculty Student Ratio
4.9
Citations per Faculty
2.8
International Faculty Ratio
1.7
International Students Ratio
16.2
International Research Network
13.8
Employment Outcomes

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