Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA
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Public University

About Our College

California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt also known as Cal Poly Humboldt, Humboldt or Cal Poly[Note 1] (formerly Humboldt State University, HSU, or Humboldt State,[8] ) is a public university in Arcata, California. It is one of three polytechnic universities in the California State University system. It is the northernmost campus of the 23-school California State University (CSU) system. The main campus, situated hillside at the edge of a coast redwood forest, has commanding views overlooking Arcata, much of Humboldt Bay, and the Pacific Ocean. The college town setting on the California North Coast, 8 miles (13 km) north of Eureka, 279 miles (449 km) north of San Francisco, and 654 miles (1052.51 km) north of Los Angeles is notable for its natural beauty. It is the most westerly four-year university in the contiguous United States. Humboldt is an Hispanic-serving institution (HSI)

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