Fort Hays State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Fort Hays State University is a medium four-year, public school with 13,310 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1902 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Hays, Kansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
56
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are available at Fort Hays State University.

Fort Hays State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 56 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, General Studies, and Marketing and Advertising. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
68%
The student retention rate at Fort Hays State University is relatively low at 68% (close to Kansas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Fort Hays State University is below average - 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fort Hays State University is reasonably decent, 18:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,500
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, about $11,500 a year. The additional fees at Fort Hays State University (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,000; which makes it a total of $12,500 per academic year.

Read the details about Fort Hays State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
81%
As reported in recent data, 2,121 applications were submitted and 1,718 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Fort Hays State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Fort Hays State University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fort Hays State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Fort Hays State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,500 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Fort Hays State University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fort Hays State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Fort Hays State University, 600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099, USA
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