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HSU a Top Public School in the West

Humboldt State University has been named a top University in the West by the U.S. News & World Report.

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Humboldt State has been ranked as a top University in the West.
The University is ranked as the 11th top public school in the west, and 47 out of 141 schools (including private institutions) in the region. The University tied with several others on the lists.

In the west, HSU was ranked as a best college for veterans, and best value school. HSU was also named a top engineering program in the nation for schools that don’t offer doctorates.

To calculate the rankings, U.S. News & World Report gathers data from each college on up to 15 indicators of academic excellence, including graduation and first-year student retention rates, assessment by administrators at peer institutions, faculty resources, admissions selectivity, financial resources, alumni giving, graduation rate performance, and more, according to a press release.

HSU was also named a top school in the west in 2016 by the U.S. News & World Report in 2016, and recently made high rankings on lists by the Princeton Review and Washington Monthly.

For more information, visit the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges website.