Established in 1913, Humboldt State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Arcata (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Humboldt State University (HSU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Humboldt State University (HSU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 103 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.