Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$5,430

$15,870

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,754
Declined 166
Total Received 1,920
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Public

15,141

undergraduate students

3,721

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,862
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational

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 Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
11%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee ($35 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
School has early action program yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,754
Declined 166
Total Received 1,920

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program

Recommended

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

41%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$4,896

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,140
Room $4,047
Board $4,326
Additional fees $1,290
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $14,803
Average Financial Aid - $4,896
Total with Avg. Aid $9,907

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,493,716
State $852,845
Institutional $1,808,478
Other external $2,353,286
Total $19,508,325

Non-need-based

Federal $15,180
State $52,221
Institutional $1,420,427
Other external $2,473,386
Total $3,961,214
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 785 628-4408
F: 785 628-4014

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, Frisbee golf, golf, pickleball, softball, tennis, trap shooting, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Information Science/Studies.
International Economics.
International and Intercultural Communication.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Nursing
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

18,862

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

15,141
students

Female
59%
8,960

Male
41%
6,181

20%

3,721
students

Female
65%
2,412

Male
35%
1,309

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

41%

6,151
students

Female
59%
3,634

Male
41%
2,517

59%

8,990
students

Female
59%
5,326

Male
41%
3,664

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Student Break-down

33%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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