Fort Hays State University Teaching Programs
Located in Hays, Kansas, Fort Hays State University is a public institution. The surrounding location of Hays is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
Fort Hays State University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
FHSU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at FHSU.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards FHSU has earned from around the web.
|#11||Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#22||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#25||Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#26||Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#72||Best Education Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#73||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is Fort Hays State University?
Contact details for FHSU are given below.
|Address:||600 Park St, Hays, KS 67601-4099|
How Do I Get Into FHSU?
You can apply to FHSU online at: www.fhsu.edu/admissions/admissions-application/
Admission Requirements for FHSU
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||recommended|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into FHSU?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.
Can I Afford Fort Hays State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At FHSU, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $5,498 a year. That adds up to $21,992 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at FHSU is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Fort Hays State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,780 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,726 full-time undergraduates at FHSU, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fort Hays State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||189|
|Hispanic or Latino||645|
Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Fort Hays State University. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 35 countries are represented at FHSU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Fort Hays State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at FHSU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of FHSU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fort Hays State University was 5.1%. This is the #74 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at FHSU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of FHSU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|General Special Education||8%|
|Instructional Media Design||8%|
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||13%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||5%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||6%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at FHSU ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at FHSU.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Fort Hays State University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||82||0||42||124|
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||0||21||84||105|
|General Special Education||0||0||77||77|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||0||0||37||37|
|Trade & Industrial Teacher Education||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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