About Fort Hays State University

Fort Hays State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Hays, Kansas. Fort Hays State University ranked 12nd in Kansas Colleges and 36th in Federal Region VII.
It has a total enrollment of 15,033 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The acceptance rate at Fort Hays State University is 91.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Fort Hays State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address600 Park St, Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone785-628-4000
WEBwww.fhsu.edu
Admission Information
Admissionwww.fhsu.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.fhsu.edu/admissions/admissions-application/
Financial Aidwww.fhsu.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.fhsu.edu/admissions/tuition/calculateexpenses
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.fhsu.edu/military/veterans-info/index
Athleticfs.ncaa.org/Docs/newmedia/public/rates/index.html
Disability Servicewww.fhsu.edu/disability/
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Fort Hays State University is 91.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 53.00%. The application fees are $30 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate91.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)53.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Fort Hays State University is $5,430 for Kansas residents and $15,870 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $4,500 for Kansas residents and $11,376 for out-of-students.
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$5,430$15,870
Graduate Tuition & Fees$4,500$11,376
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 15,033 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 6,708 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. FHSU has 12,211 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,822 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students15,033
Undergraduate Students12,211
Graduate Students2,822
Online Enrollment6,708

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs77 Programs
Number of online programs36 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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