Fort Hays State University

600 Park St #1, Hays, United States
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Overview of Fort Hays State University

About this school

Fort Hays, founded in 1902, is a public university of the liberal and applied arts. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Health and Life Sciences. Its 200-acre campus, part of a former military reservation, is located in Hays, in central Kansas.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,831
    • Men:4,607 Men (38.9%)
    • Women:7,224 Women (61.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    Not reported

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
600 Park Street
City, State, Zip
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone
(785) 628-3478
Fax
(785) 628-4014
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
868 admitted students enrolled
Men
684 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
29%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $4,007|Out-of-state: $11,866 (29.33%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,615 (55.74%)
  • Other Expenses: - $840 (6.15%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,200 (8.78%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Fort Hays State University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001915
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
452 (59.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
379 (83.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
362 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
30 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$7,296
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 328 (90.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,335
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 284 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,138
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 17 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
131 (17.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,160

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,661 (83.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,915 (84.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,791 (96.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
353 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
51%
Average Award
$7,612
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,063 (80.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,165
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,069 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,247
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 165 (4.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
583 (10.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,882

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,568
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


315

Part-Time Faculty


229

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


35%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Fort Hays State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


18.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


35.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (65)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Livestock Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Range Science and Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • School Psychology
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (20)


  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


21,038

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


200 acres

Weather


Temperature
19.2 average low in January, 86.8 average high in September
Rain
86 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Hays
Nearest Train Station
280 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


11% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


89%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
Tigers
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Soccer

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Soccer

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, fencing, softball, swimming and diving, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Fort Hays State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, students for life, honors society, panhellenic council, residents hall association, catholic disciples

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,705

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,831
Women
7,224
Men
4,607

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 5.1% Black/African-American
  • 9.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.3% White
  • 1.1% Unknown

International Students


27.7%

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


2,379

Student Resources

Study resources