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Academic Rigor
4.1000
Dorm Life
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Bang for the buck
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Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for Humboldt State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Hayley from Bothell, WA
  • 55 out of 56 people found this review helpful

My classes are all diverse, but you have to challenge yourself.

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  • Nick from Arcata, CA
  • Oct-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Engineering program is very flawed. Equipment and resources are out dated and sometimes unusable. The teachers are not very helpful and none of the classes are fair.

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  • Braxton from Arcata, CA
  • May-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Humboldt is an challenging and diverse campus. This university has small class sizes which helps promote deeper and more meaningful connections with both educators and peers alike. A truly unique place.

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  • Shelly from Valencia, CA
  • May-11-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    A beautiful campus surrounded by a beautiful area. Humboldt seems like a great school with a friendly atmosphere. I am excited to apply and hope I get in!

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  • N from Arcata, CA
  • Mar-08-2014 I am a current student here

    HSU is a great school, it may be isolated from the big cities, but it has so much beauty to offer and people just have to live here to realize that. HSU also has great teachers who are always willing to help students one on one when they need it. One thing that is hard to get use to is how nice faculty is and how they are willing to provide the best service ever.

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  • Michael from Arcata, CA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Great school for studying natural sciences. One of the best regional schools for studying botany as well as mycology.

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  • Corey from McKinleyville, CA
  • Feb-19-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are looking to get away from the big city and join a community of people driven to change how we run our world, then Humboldt State is the college for you. The small classroom sizes help students engage with professors one-on-one for expert help in the their field of study. The environment in the Humboldt area is truly astonishing with the redwood forest in the backyard of the University.

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  • Jason
  • Feb-15-2014 I am a current student here

    HSU is a place of supreme tranquility, seemingly left untouched by the majority of people due to vast amounts of wilderness that the campus inhabits. A place where the land meets the water and the water combines with the land to create a stunning contrast between the two. The home of HSU is built in a place so peaceful, so wild, that at times it doesn't feel like a campus: it feels like home. The first word that comes to mind when looking upon the giant Redwood trees: spectacular. Everything seems to shrink before them; they make you feel so small as you look between trunks that are greater than twice your size. Yet as you head out of these giants you find yourself in a precarious place as you stare transfixed by the power and beauty of the ocean. People find themselves wondering if such a gorgeous and awe-inspiring place can truly be home to a University where its environment is just as amazing as the people that live there. Each time I step on the campus I am greeted with smiling faces and words of encouragement and each one has the same opinion: the people that live here are the most accepting they have experienced.

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  • Adonnis from Arcata, CA
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Amazing and friendly students attending Humboldt. Great professors who are willing to learn alongside with us students. There are beautiful surroundings with no more concrete jungles in the way of seeing the true beauty of nature.

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  • Valentino from Arcata, CA
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Beautiful campus located in a gorgeous forest. Faculty and students as well as the residents always are friendly. Clean and healthy living can be found here.

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