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Humboldt State University

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 7/5
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
Males: 6, Females: 6
Average Yrs. Completed: 3.4

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.5 Medium
Actual difficulty:3.6 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


I wouldn't recommend this school unless you are very conservative or plan on majoring in the Arts. Some of the most bigoted crap I've ever heard ha...
Humboldt is a wonderful science school. There are about a billion different science majors, and the profs are accessible and great. Arcata, however,...
HSU is a great school. I more often than not have PhD.'s teaching my lab sections and I have not ever felt as though my needs weren't met.
Great school, had to transfer to another CSU but I definitely miss Humboldt!
At Humboldt, I was Wildlife major. The wildlife Department is one of the best in the country. I specifically went to Humboldt for the Wildlife Program...
At the time of my admission this was the most affordable option and being so isolated, was the most "out-of-state" feeling campus in California. Fog d...
Don't go here if you get lonely...not much to do when not in school.
The school is beautiful and the students are nice and approachable. However, there is not as low of a student to teacher ratio as they make it sound b...
the area is nice and the program for biology is ok. if I could do it all over again I would go to a more competitive school. I went to HSU because I w...
The town has absolutely no nightlife other than the few bars in the plaza. If you're already over the party scene, there isn't much to do other than o...
When I first came here, I was super excited to get away from my home state of Colorado and start my major in marine sciences. Now I am a bit more neut...
I'm not a straight A student, but I am pretty darn brainy. I chose to attend Humboldt because of its exemplary science program. I've been here f...
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