How much does Fort Hays State University cost?

Fort Hays State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $5,130
Out-of-state $15,210
On-Campus Room and Board $8,034
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,512
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $9,980
$30,000-$48,000 $10,310
$48,000-$75,000 $12,327
$75,000-$110,000 $9,980
Over $110,000 $15,076

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 98% $4,629
Federal Grants 41% $4,355
Pell grants 41% $3,910
Other federal grants 4% $913
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 14% $1,128
Institutional grants or scholarships 75% $3,145
Student loan aid 59% $5,498
Federal student loans 58% $6,985
Other student loans 2% $6,658

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Fort Hays State University Admissions

What is Fort Hays State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 92%
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 12494
Living on campus 5%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

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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