between the Pacific Ocean and redwood-covered mountains,
Humboldt State University is known for outstanding programs
in natural resource and environmental studies.
Through a hands-on approach to learning, students have
opportunities such as digging into active fault zones to
study earthquakes and researching marine life aboard the
vessel Coral Sea.
Humboldt State University’s annual impact on the North Coast
region is enormous.
Annual spending related to Humboldt State University in
the North Coast region ($205 million) generates a total
impact of $301 million on the regional economy. This impact
sustains more than 8,000 jobs in the region, and generates
more than $14 million per year in tax revenue. Even greater—more
than $575 million of the earnings by alumni from Humboldt
State University are attributable to their CSU degrees.
State University improves California’s economy with research,
education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Humboldt State has produced graduates in fields directly
related to California agricultural production and private
natural resources-based industries for more than 50 years.
In addition, Humboldt State faculty members and graduate
students embark on research projects directly related to