11,831
Students
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7,612
Avg. Financial Aid
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Fort Hays State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Hays, KS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 600 Park Street
Hays, KS  67601-4099
United States
Contact Tricia Cline
Director, Admissions
Email: tcline@fhsu.edu
Phone: 785-628-4091

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,120
In-state
10,979
Out-of-state
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Fees

887
Full-time student fees
7,615
Room & board
3,796
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

7,612
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,296
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,579
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,982
Avg. Loan Aid
1,882
Avg. Grant Aid
5,165
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
51%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,831
Total undergrad students
28%
International Students
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.88%
Black or African American 3.62%
White or Caucasian 56.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 0.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2.03%
Other 0.77%

Gender

Male (38.94%)
Female (61.06%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 11%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Most popular organizations:
Students for Life, Honors Society, Panhellenic Council, Residents Hall Association and Catholic Disciples

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No Checkmark
Golf No No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

544
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 315
Part-time - 229
Male - 282
Female - 262