HSU’s Priority Application Period Begins Today

This is a press release from Humboldt State University:

HumboldtOct. 1 marks the beginning of the priority application period for students who want to attend Humboldt State University in Fall 2018.

Applications are being accepted from first-time freshmen, upper- and lower-division transfer students, returning students, veterans, international students, and graduate students.

First-time freshmen should apply by the end of the California State University system’s priority application period, which ends Nov. 30, 2017. Transfers, returning students, and graduate students should check specific timelines and deadlines at admissions.humboldt.edu. Students can also contact the Office of Admissions at 866-850-9556 or hsuinfo@humboldt.edu.

Oct. 1 also marks the time students can start applying for financial aid for next fall, using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The FAFSA helps determine eligibility for various types of state and federal aid, and applying early is a good idea.

At HSU, 70 percent of students receive some form of financial aid (state and federal grants, institutional aid, subsidized loans, etc.). Most students who qualify as “low-income” receive about $10,000 in grant funding.

Detailed information on applying to HSU is at admissions.humboldt.edu, and applicants will use the Cal State Apply system to complete the online application.

HSU is also hosting Fall Preview on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. It’s a one-day open house that offers students and families a chance to learn more about Humboldt State and everything it has to offer.

About Humboldt State University

Humboldt State University is a public institution and part of the 23-campus California State University system. It enrolls about 8,300 students and offers 51 majors and 69 minors in three Colleges. HSU was named a top public school in the west by the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Colleges rankings. It was also ranked by Washington Monthly as one of the top master’s degree-granting universities and was ranked a top green school by Princeton Review.

HSU is known for its commitment to social justice and sustainability, and for its emphasis on hands-on learning. And with a student-teacher ratio of 21:1, small class sizes allow faculty to work closely with students.

HSU is also among the most affordable universities in the country. For California undergraduates, the tuition and fees at HSU are $7,492—a major value considering those who have a bachelor’s degree earn, over a lifetime, about $1 million more than those with a high school diploma. Comparably, tuition and fees at a University of California school average $13,500, and $33,480 at private colleges.

Learn more about Humboldt State at humboldt.edu/why-humboldt-state. For application information, visit HSU’s admissions website at admissions.humboldt.edu or contact the Office of Admissions at 866-850-9556 or hsuinfo@humboldt.edu.

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