The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Humboldt State University

At Humboldt State University, students enjoy an extraordinary college experience. They are part of a tight-knit community where learning takes place in small classes and professors know them by name. And they live in a beautiful area known for its redwood forests and expansive beaches. Humboldt State offers 47 majors and 84 minors. Programs in natural resources and sciences are nationally recognized, while the arts and business are also popular areas of study. HSU prides itself on its commitment to environmental responsibility and social justice. In 1987 students created the Graduation Pledge to inspire graduates to consider the social and environmental impact of their careers. This, along with programs like a student-run eco-demonstration house and student-led campus energy savings projects, contributed to HSU being named to Princeton Review's list of Green Colleges.

Bachelor's Seeking Model

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2007

Number of students: 1,038

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42%
8%
9%
13%
28%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
31%
6%
23%
19%
21%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
11%
2%
47%
24%
16%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown
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The SAM Bachelor’s Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor’s degree program at Humboldt State University in the Fall of 2007. The students’ progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Humboldt State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Humboldt State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Humboldt State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Humboldt State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Humboldt State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2007 BY SUMMER 2013
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2011-12
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2013-14
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Bachelor's degree from Humboldt State University 0% 0% 1% 11% 31% 42%
+ Associate degree from Humboldt State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Humboldt State University 0% 0% 1% 11% 31% 42%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 5% 7%
+ Associate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 6% 8%
Enrolled at Humboldt State University 98% 75% 63% 47% 23% 9%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 4% 7% 10% 8% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 14% 18% 14% 11% 8%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 18% 25% 24% 19% 13%
Current Status Unknown 1% 7% 10% 16% 21% 28%

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2007

Number of students: 864

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58%
9%
2%
7%
24%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
49%
5%
15%
11%
20%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
14%
1%
63%
11%
11%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown
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The SAM Bachelor’s Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor’s degree program at Humboldt State University in the Fall of 2007. The students’ progress toward a degree is reported within 2, 4, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Humboldt State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Humboldt State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Humboldt State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Humboldt State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Humboldt State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2007 BY SUMMER 2013
 
2008-09
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2009-10
 
2010-11
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2013-14
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Bachelor's degree from Humboldt State University 0% 14% 33% 49% 55% 58%
+ Associate degree from Humboldt State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Humboldt State University 0% 14% 33% 49% 55% 58%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 2% 4% 6% 7%
+ Associate degree from another institution 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 4% 5% 8% 9%
Enrolled at Humboldt State University 96% 63% 36% 15% 6% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 5% 6% 6% 4% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 7% 5% 4% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 11% 12% 11% 8% 7%
Current Status Unknown 3% 11% 15% 20% 23% 24%