Cost of Attendance

HSU Costs

The following are estimates for the 2020-2021 academic school year. These estimates are intended to provide a general idea of the cost of attendance here at Humboldt State University. Fees are subject to change.

Undergraduates: Cost of Attendance 2020-2021

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees $7,858$7,858$7,858
Books & Supplies$1,010$1,010$1,010
Food & Housing$8,780$13,390$13,390
Transportation$1,140$1,140$1,140
Miscellaneous$2,160$2,160$2,160
Total$20,948$25,558$25,558

Teaching Credential: Cost of Attendance 2020-2021

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $8,778$8,778$8,778
Books & Supplies$1,010$1,010$1,010
Food & Housing$8,780$13,390$13,390
Transportation$1,140$1,140$1,140
Miscellaneous$2,160$2,160$2,160
Total$21,868$26,478$26,478

Graduate/Post-bac/Western Regional Grad (WRGP)  2020-2021

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $9,294$9,294$9,294
Books & Supplies$1,010$1,010$1,010
Food & Housing$8,780$13,390$13,390
Transportation$1,140$1,140$1,140
Miscellaneous$2,160$2,160$2,160
Total$22,384$26,994$26,994

MBA students: Professional Program Fee

A fee is charged on a per unit basis ($270 per unit) in addition to the registration fees (and nonresident tuition fee, if applicable) for the graduate business programs.

Out of State Tuition

Undergraduates

Example of Non-resident Fees: 12 units x 2 semesters = 24 units x $396 per unit = $9,504 in non-residence fees.

Example of Non-resident COA: $9,504 + $25,260 = $34,764 is the estimated cost of attendance per year.

Graduates

Example of Non-resident Fees: 9 units x 2 semesters = 18 units x $396 per unit = $7,128 in non-resident fees.

Example of Non-resident COA: $7,128 + $26,694 = $33,822 is the estimated cost of attendance per year.

Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE) 2020-2021

CostsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $10,732$10,732
Books & Supplies *$1,010$1,010
Food & Housing$13,390$13,390
Transportation$1,140$1,140
Miscellaneous$2,160$2,160
Total$28,432$28,432

AB 990

For informational purposes only: In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990 Humboldt State University provides the typical market cost of a one bedroom apartment in the local area.

  • Arcata one bedroom - $875
  • Eureka one bedroom - $750
  • McKinleyville one bedroom - $825

The Room and Board expenses included in the off-campus Cost of Attendance represent the typical costs students pay when enrolled at Humboldt State University. Actual costs of room and board will vary. Many students living off-campus have roommates, which decreases their housing costs.

Updated January 2019