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Tuition & Fees

$5,054

$11,837

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,142
Declined + 285
Total Received 2,427
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Nursing
  3. Accounting
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School Facts

Fort Hays, founded in 1902, is a public university of the liberal and applied arts. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Health and Life Sciences. Its 200-acre campus, part of a former military reservation, is located in Hays, in central Kansas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,825
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Public

11,643

undergraduate students

2,182

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
42%
12-17
26%
6-11
0
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
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Hays, KS

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Hays, KS

200-acre campus in Hays (population: 21,038), 180 miles from Wichita; branch campuses in Colby, Dodge City, Garden City, Great Bend, and Liberal. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Wichita.

Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
12%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 2% of male students
 
3 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
62%
Bottom 1/2
38%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
42%
12-17
26%
6-11
0
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,142
Declined + 285
Total Received 2,427

Admissions Factors

Considered

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Tricia Cline
Director of Admissions
P: 785 628-3478
F: 800 432-0248
tigers@fhsu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,256,631
State $840,583
Institutional $1,091,791
Other external $1,610,747
Total $15,799,752

Non-need-based

Federal $13,493
State $36,056
Institutional $740,869
Other external $2,085,499
Total $2,875,917

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
riflery
rodeo
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Victor E. Tiger
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Allied Health
Art
Biology
Business
Business Communications
Business Education
Chemistry
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Economics
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
English
Finance
Foreign Languages
General Science
General Studies
Geography
Geology
Health/Physical Education/Recreation
History
Information Networking/Telecommunications
Information Systems Administration
Instructional Technology
Justice Studies
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Diagnostic Imaging
Modern Languages
Music
Nursing
Office Technology
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Radiologic Technology
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language Pathology
Teacher Education
Technology Studies
Theatre
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Undergraduate

84%

11,643
students

Female
60%
7,019

Male
40%
4,624

Graduate

16%

2,182
students

Female
62%
1,348

Male
38%
834

undergraduateFull-time

48%

5,644
students

Female
59%
3,304

Male
41%
2,340

undergraduatePart-time

52%

5,999
students

Female
62%
3,715

Male
38%
2,284

Student Break-down

29%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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