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Humboldt State University

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Save your money this place is a nothing more than a waste of life.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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This school is terrible.BrightPhysical Therapy/Exercise Science
This school is terrible. From the professors not teaching and going off on their own political rants every other day to the food and housing. Professors here could care less about actually teaching the students on the class topic, all they care about is telling the students what they think about any given political issue. Then they give the test answers out the day before the test so the students will pass. The cafateria food always has something wrong with it, it could be undercooked, burnt, or stale you won't know until you take a bite. The housing is old and dirty. The laundry room locks me out so I can't do my laundry that I still have to pay $6 every time I go to do a wash even though I already pay over 13,000 a year to live there. The bathrooms are a mess and over crowded in the morning. And no matter the day or hour someone is always smoking in the dorms and the housing office won't do anything to stop it. Also no one sleeps at night, they spend the night blasting music and running around screaming and when I have an 8:00 class the next morning. When asked to stop all they do is turn the music up louder and start banging on doors and throw rocks at your window. The one good thing about the school is it is in a pretty area. If you can handle not being able to wash your cloths, dirty bathrooms,not sleeping, and a subpar education then Humboldt State is for you! But if you actually want an education and dont want people hot boxing the dorms every night then find somewhere else to go!
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Surrounding City: A+, Education Quality: F
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Attended HSU when they had a Computer InformationComputer Science
Attended HSU when they had a Computer Information Systems (CIS)department within the School of Business. Received an excellent education, which led directly to my 29-year (and counting) career with my current employer. Not a party person, so HSU was great for me. Loved the smaller town atmosphere, outdoors, and people. Would not trade my decision to go to HSU for the world.

Had great faculty; in fact, I still keep in contact with one of my CIS professors to this day.College is what you make it. HSU provides the opportunities if you look for them and assert yourself.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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