About Fort Hays State University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Fort Hays State University cost?

Fort Hays State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $4,884
Out-of-state $14,426
On-Campus Room and Board $7,710
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,512
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $9,439
$30,000-$48,000 $9,439
$48,000-$75,000 $12,244
$75,000-$110,000 $14,225
Over $110,000 $14,700

Fort Hays State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $4,273
Federal Grants 41% $4,289
Pell grants 41% $3,797
Other federal grants 3% $785
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 13% $1,013
Institutional grants or scholarships 73% $2,505
Student loan aid 61% $5,356
Federal student loans 61% $6,902
Other student loans 2% $7,575

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Fort Hays State University Admissions

What is Fort Hays State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions of applicants
SAT Reading
SAT Math
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 84% of applicants
Composite Score 18-24

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Fort Hays State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 11831
Living on campus 4%
Transfer Students 71%
Under Age 25 30%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Fort Hays State University Graduation Success


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About Fort Hays State University

Fort Hays State University provides accessible quality education to Kansas, the nation, and the world through an innovative community of teacher-scholars and professionals to develop engaged global citizen-leaders.


600 Park St
Hays, KS

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify