600 Park Street Hays, KS 67601-4099 785-628-5666
http://www.fhsu.edu tigers@fhsu.edu
About Fort Hays State University
  • Year of Foundation 1902
  • Size of Campus 4160 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,834
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 11%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,051 in-state, $9,575 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $5,450
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 7,926
FHSU is the leading forward-thinking, entrepreneurial university of the Midwest. We have an enrollment of more than 12,000 students and offer hundreds of certificate and degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's and master's levels through 28 academic departments. We attract goal-oriented students who want premier learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom combined with extraordinary one-to-one attention and support. Take a look at our College Portrait for an overall view of FHSU. Our professors are outstanding teachers who motivate students to develop their unique talents. As a result, our students graduate with a deep appreciation of knowledge as well as professional skills and confidence that give them a competitive edge in their careers, now and for a lifetime. Located halfway between Denver and Kansas City, FHSU is a welcoming community in the heart of historic Hays, a community that celebrates its frontier roots and its modern sensibility-coffee shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants, shopping, and a vibrant arts scene. Fort Hays State University has long had a policy of making information readily available and ensures compliance with federal HEA and HEOA legislation.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University N/A
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Hays, KS (3), Wichita, KS (150)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 33%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 12%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (12%), women's dorms (40%), men's dorms (39%), sorority housing (1%), fraternity housing (1%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (4%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 67%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,249,022
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 21,726
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Museums N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Microforms 442,847
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities Ethnic Collection, Western Collection
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,463
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 76%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accounting, Marketing, Retail Sales, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Medical, Health & Wellness
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 76%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village