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Fort Hays State University

Fort Hays State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Hays, KS. The 2019 average net price at Fort Hays State University is $12,420. Acceptance rate is 92.29%. The school has a total enrollment of 15,523.

Mission Statement

Fort Hays State University provides accessible quality education to Kansas, the nation, and the world through an innovative community of teacher-scholars and professionals to develop engaged global citizen-leaders.


Logo of Fort Hays State University
Location: Hays, KS
Student Body: 15,523
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.fhsu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 92.29%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 92.29%
  • Application Deadline: July 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $30
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $3,990
Out of State/International Tuition: $14,070
In State Grad Tuition: $3,582
Out of State Grad Tuition: $10,206
Room and Board: $8,034
Books and Supplies: $1,080
Other Fees: $1,140
Net Price In-District/State: $12,420
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 996
  • Men / Women Ratio: 428 / 568
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 61
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 6
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Recommended
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Recommended
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 32%
  • Education: 22%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 9%
  • Health Professions: 8%
  • Social Sciences: 6%

Academic Programs

Fort Hays State University offers 119 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Associate's Degree ProgramsFort Hays State University offers 5 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General Degree
  • Research and Development Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Education
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
  • Medical Radiologic Technology, Science - Radiation Therapist Degree
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsFort Hays State University offers 52 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Athletic Training, Trainer Degree
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Speech-Language Pathology, Pathologist Degree
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsFort Hays State University offers 19 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Communication
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Education, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational, Instructional Technology Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Special Education and Teaching, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Multi-, Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Science Technician
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsFort Hays State University offers 1 Doctorate Degree Programs
Health Professions
Certificate ProgramsFort Hays State University offers 2 Certificate Programs
Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Psychology

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 44%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 47%
  • 1st Year Retention: 71%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $40,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 15,523
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 59%
  • Non-resident, alien: 26%
  • Hispanic Students: 7%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%