Fort Hays State University

country rank  440
world rank  1273

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University Overview

Established in 1902, Fort Hays State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Hays (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Fort Hays State University (FHSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fort Hays State University (FHSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 117 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FHSU
Founded 1902
Motto Forward Thinking. World Ready.
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 600 Park Street
Hays (population range: 10,000-49,999)
67601-4099 Kansas
United States
T +1 (785) 628 3478
F +1 (785) 628 4187

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 600 Park Street
Hays 67601
+1 (785) 628 5666
800 628 3478

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Fort Hays State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Kansas Board of Regents
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019