Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,874
Declined 182
Total Received 2,056
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Public

13,128

undergraduate students

2,780

graduate students

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School Facts

Fort Hays State University, 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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,908
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational

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200-acre campus in Hays (population: 20,845), 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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hays Regional

Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays
67601-4099

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
11%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Students for Life
  • Honors Society
  • Panhellenic Council
  • Residents Hall Association
  • Catholic Disciples
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
66%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.45

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,874
Declined 182
Total Received 2,056

Admissions Factors

Considered

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Soccer

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Fencing, Softball, Swimming and diving, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Fencing, Softball, Swimming and diving, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Corporate Communications
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
Interior Design
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Livestock Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Range Science and Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
School Psychology
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

15,908

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

13,128
students

Female
60%
7,849

Male
40%
5,279

17%

2,780
students

Female
67%
1,858

Male
33%
922

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

43%

5,726
students

Female
60%
3,397

Male
40%
2,329

57%

7,402
students

Female
61%
4,452

Male
39%
2,950

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 23%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

35%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
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

2,945

Transfer students enrolled

19%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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