Representatives from Humboldt State University Mr. Don Andrews (Director of the Intensive English Language Institute) and Mrs. Karynn Merkel (Coordinator for International Admissions) will visit Vietnam and work with AMVNX-AECT to build up the partnership with local Schools in Vietnam
AMVNX-AECT will organize seminars at 2 High Schools to assist Humboldt State to build a partnership with Bui Thi Xuan and Thang Long High Schools in Da Lat. This partnership will lead to students enrolling in Humboldt State to receive their degree. AMVN Exchange will help students apply for HSU programs, secure a U.S. visa, and adjust to the culture of Northern California.
Introduction about Humboldt State University
Humboldt State University is one of the top four-year universities in California. Part of the California State University system, HSU was founded in 1913 and has an endowment of $15.7 million. The campus is located at the edge of a massive coastal redwood forest, situated on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and is noted for its unmatched natural beauty. HSU is the northernmost school in the California State University system, and is 449 km north of San Francisco. The rural campus covers more than 4 square kilometers and is home to 7,773 students who live on campus and in the surrounding communities of Arcata and Eureka.
Humboldt State University has three colleges: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social
Sciences; the College of Natural Resources and Sciences, and the College of Professional
Studies. With more than 49 undergraduate majors and 85 minors, there is a course of study for nearly any interest. The largest majors are Biology and Art, but students interested in science, environmental studies, oceanography, business and engineering will have many advantages studying at HSU.
Instruction at Humboldt State emphasizes hands-on learning, which combines classroom lectures with practical experience in the local area. Students have a chance to get to know their world-class professors, who will help mentor students and introduce them to lab research and field work. The student to faculty ratio is 21:1.
Humboldt State University offers and intensive English program, called the International English Language Institute (IELI). The IELI is designed for students who may need additional English training prior to enrolling at the school. This program is designed for students who have not taken the TOEFL exam and offers small classes of 8 – 12 students to provide individual attention. The program also includes activities, conversation hours, trips, potluck parties and movie nights.