Fort Hays State University Rankings

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In the World#1980 of 14178
In North America#609 of 2629
In the United States#557 of 2528
In Kansas#6 of 32
In Hays#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
91%
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
13,128
Graduates
2,780
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
fhsu.edu

Fort Hays State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate91%91%92%
Applicants2,0568811,175
Admissions1,8747981,076
Freshmen enrolled full time936399537
Freshmen enrolled part time502030

1,895 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

6,864 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White8859 (56%)
Nonresident Alien4713 (30%)
Hispanic1148 (7%)
Black or African American481 (3%)
Two or more races393 (2%)
Asian162 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown80 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native30 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,243
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$3,990$3,582
Tuition in-state$3,990$3,582
Tuition out-of-state$14,070$10,206
Fee in-district$1,290$774
Fee in-state$1,290$774
Fee out-of-state$1,290$774

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,731
Combined charge for room and board$8,210
Room charge$3,968
Meal charge$4,242

Fort Hays State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Operations Management and Supervision564
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other465
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies55283
Psychology, General14323
Elementary Education and Teaching164
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse158
Education, General155
International Economics147
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other140
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching8242
Educational & Instructional Technology96
Educational Leadership and Administration, General84
International and Intercultural Communication81
Special Education and Teaching, General77
Information Science & Studies65
Biology & Biological Sciences, General5213
Business Administration and Management, General59
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies58
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician58
Agricultural Business and Management, General51
Sociology47
Social Work38
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services37
Fine & Studio Arts, General342
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist35
Agriculture, General35
Geology & Earth Science, General295
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education33
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist1417
Accounting29
Computer Programming & Programmer, General26
Political Science and Government, General25
Marketing & Marketing Management, General24
Speech Communication and Rhetoric194
Secondary Education and Teaching22
Nursing Science192
English Language and Literature, General136
Finance, General17
Hospitality Administration & Management, General17
Business Teacher Education14
Physics, General10
History, General46
Management Information Systems, General9
Industrial Engineering8
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other7
Music Teacher Education6
Art & Art Studies, General4
Chemistry, General4
Mathematics, General4
Philosophy4
Athletic Training & Trainer4
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General4
Biological and Physical Sciences3
Research and Development Management2
Music, General1
Art Teacher Education1
Grand Total922,8807852
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%40%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 69%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,130
Citations
14,597

Publication count by topic

Psychology
243
Biology
151
Geology
135
Political science
77
Geography
69
Computer science
68
Sociology
62
Business
59
Economics
39
Medicine
39
History
25
Environmental science
24
Chemistry
19
Engineering
17
Art
15
Mathematics
13
Materials science
12
Physics
8
Philosophy
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology11601,660
History132260
Psychology16034,049
Sociology1884393
Geography1982397
Art201810
Economics2057515
Business2108553
Political science2146136
Environmental science2291606
Biology25262,937
Engineering2685434
Philosophy30771
Medicine3343678
Physics3511106
Mathematics3962139
Computer science4378159
Chemistry4708149
Materials science485141

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990764
19913116
1992869
1993465
1994580
19951248
1996775
19971888
19981052
19992176
20006117
200118135
200221187
200314215
200421222
200540289
200632395
200732427
200847532
200941607
201027638
201140713
201236850
201343904
201450904
201553985
201652987
201762793
201882791
2019801052
2020671051

General info

Alternative namesFHSU
Founded1902
WikipediaFort Hays State University
MottoForward Thinking. World Ready.
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff1,081
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address600 Park St
Hays, Kansas, 67601-4099
United States
City population21,000
Phone7856284000
Fax+1 (785) 628 4187

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