Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

Humboldt State University

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
DEGREES GRANTED 2011-12
Total Degree Awards Humboldt % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Bachelor's 1,3762%76,42745%
Master's1721%19,51728%
Doctoral00%2081%
Total1,5482%96,15238%

BACHELOR'S DEGREE AWARDS 2011-12
By Racial and Ethnic Background Humboldt % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
African American / Black301%3,40246%
American Indian / Alaskan Native225%47041%
Asian340%12,18935%
Hispanic1571%18,63757%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander71%62059%
White7703%28,01843%
Two or More Races563%1,77174%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown2673%8,45847%
Non-Resident Alien331%2,86244%
Total1,3762%76,42745%
In High Demand Fields Humboldt % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Nursing572%2,57553%
Life Science1782%8,22439%
Public Administration292%1,42952%
Media/Culture/Design1682%8,69141%
Agriculture111%91472%
Information Technology151%1,28428%

REGULAR AND INTERNSHIP CREDENTIALS 2010-11
  Humboldt % of
CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject482%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject371%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist412%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics(NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (.pdf)

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (Fall 2010)
Humboldt Undergraduates 7,297
Humboldt Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 3,320
Humboldt Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 45%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 42%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates 36%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates 35%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
Humboldt Bachelor's Degrees 1,376
Humboldt Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients 762
Humboldt Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 55%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $7,897
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $27,252
Humboldt average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $7,062
Humboldt average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $2,718
Humboldt "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 38%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Humboldt Percentage 35%
State Percentage 51%
National Public Four-Year Percentage 57%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage 65%
Average Loan Debt of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Humboldt Average $18,879
State Average $29,059
National Public Four-Year Average $23,065
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average $18,009
Loan Debt Default Rate
Humboldt Default Rate 6.2%
CSU Default Rate 5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate 6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate 5.2%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt (.pdf)" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, and The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients—PayScale (2012)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities $41,392
Humboldt graduates' median starting salary $39,300
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities $70,407
Humboldt graduates' mid-career median salary $66,900
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.