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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.

Website: www.fhsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
13,128
Undergraduate
Students
(59.8%) 7,849 Women
(40.2%) 5,279 Men
2,780
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 2,056 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.45
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
17-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
43%
Average Freshman Award
$6,783
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,240
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
367
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
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Campus Life

Hays Population
21,038
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Tigers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
4.4% Black/African-American
11.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.5% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
35.0%
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
23.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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