What sets HSU apart from other universities? In a word, innovation.
Innovation begins with the way we approach the teacher-student relationship. Many colleges boast prestigious, but distant, faculty members. Our students actually know their world-renowned professors. In addition to being leaders in the sciences and humanities, HSU professors are commited to mentoring their students by including them in all kinds of experiments, lab research, and field work.
At Humboldt State, learning isn’t limited to sitting in a classroom and taking notes. Our students take that knowledge and apply it in the real world by doing their own seismic readings, photography, wildlife studies, social work and more. Why is this important? Because success in the job market, whether you wind up in business, zoology or any field in between, requires strong entrepreneurial and critical thinking skills.
Our emphasis on combining classroom learning with hands-on experience, will help you gain those critical skills. It’s an innovative approach to education that yields results. It’s also something rarely found at an undergraduate school.
I was talking to some people from other colleges who said they had classes with 200 people! At HSU my biggest classes had 40 students at the most. Teachers recognize your face here. I would recommend this college to anyone.
— Kelly Bacon '05, Recreation Administration Major
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