92%

Acceptance Rate

$4,760

Avg.Financial Aid

001915

FAFSA Code

Fort Hays State University (FHSU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    HLC

  • Website

    www.fhsu.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    15,523

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

600 Park St

Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Fort Hays State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    Rolling Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    92%

  • SAT Range

    N/A

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    N/A

  • High School GPA

    Recommended

  • Application Fee

    $30

  • Accept Common App

    None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Fort Hays State University has 1 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $30. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Fort Hays State University, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099, or call (785) 628-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $12,420

  • Average Annual Cost

    $3,990

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $18,048

  • Other Fees

    $1,140

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $8,034

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $3,804

Total One Year Cost

$18,048

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to FHSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $23,776. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

51%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$121

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, an...

    511 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    430 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    323 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    194 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    166 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    127 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    107 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    99 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    166 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    127 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    107 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    99 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    95 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    85 Graduates

  • Information Science/Studies

    65 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    43 Graduates

  • Sociology

    40 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    37 Graduates

  • Marketing

    37 Graduates

  • Agriculture, General

    28 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    28 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    26 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    25 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    24 Graduates

  • Agricultural Business and Managemen...

    24 Graduates

  • Social Work

    21 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    17 Graduates

  • Computer Programming

    16 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    15 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    13 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    11 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    11 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    10 Graduates

  • Biological and Physical Sciences

    9 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    9 Graduates

  • Physics

    9 Graduates

  • History

    8 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    7 Graduates

  • Economics

    7 Graduates

  • Industrial Engineering

    6 Graduates

  • Music

    6 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    5 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

12,780

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time / Part-time

46% / 54%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

52%

Unknown

1%

Black

3%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

2%

Non Resident alien

33%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

20%

Out Of State

79%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$50,801 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

11%

Averege Housing Cost

$3,864/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,130/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,130/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Victor E. Tiger

School Colors

black and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc

Total Male Athletes

367

Total Female Athletes

212

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,210 per year. The students at Fort Hays State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,130 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 40% male and 60% female students enrolled at the university.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$13,830 - $26,483

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$144 - $275

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,760

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,355

Students Receiving State Aid

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,128

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,145

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,064

$30K - $48K

$6,734

$48K - $75K

$4,717

$75K - $110K

$2,273

> $110K

$1,968

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,088,723

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,961,214

The financial aid department of Fort Hays State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Fort Hays State University is around $3,462 and the federal grant is $4,587. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,116 and institutional aid worth $3,462. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Fort Hays State University amount to $1,088,723 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $3,961,214.

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