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Cal Poly Humboldt

Cal Poly Humboldt
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299

Fax number: (707) 826-6194
Cal Poly Humboldt
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Contacting the office: 866 850-9556 9556
866 850-9556 9556 (toll free)

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: April 30
Application fee: $70
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I considered if submitted, ACT considered if submitted, SAT I or ACT considered if submitted
Dates test scores should be received: March 21 for SAT I/ACT
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report considered
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores considered
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities not considered
  • particular talent/ability not considered
  • character/personal qualities not considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work not considered
  • work experience not considered
Average secondary school GPA: 3.47
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 99%
Average SAT I: 591 verbal, 555 math
Average ACT: 24 English, 21 math
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 21 - 24
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 19%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 3%

Number of completed applications received: 9,236
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 8,302
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 6%
Admission may be deferred: no

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