How much does Fort Hays State University cost?

Fort Hays State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $5,009
Out-of-state $14,832
On-Campus Room and Board $7,894
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,512
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $9,447
$30,000-$48,000 $10,271
$48,000-$75,000 $12,810
$75,000-$110,000 $9,447
Over $110,000 $15,008

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% $4,503
Federal Grants 39% $4,260
Pell grants 39% $3,831
Other federal grants 4% $792
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 12% $1,074
Institutional grants or scholarships 77% $3,243
Student loan aid 61% $5,568
Federal student loans 61% $7,041
Other student loans 3% $6,713

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Fort Hays State University Admissions

What is Fort Hays State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 89%
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 4%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
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