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Fort Hays State University

Hays, Kansas

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Fort Hays State University

Public 4 Year

About Fort Hays State University

Fort Hays State University (FHSU) is a public, co-educational university located in Hays, Kansas, United States. It is the third-largest of the six state universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents, with an enrollment of approximately 11,200 students (4,000 undergraduate, 1,200 graduate, and 6,000 online students).


Located in Hays, Kansas.

600 Park St, Hays, KS, 67601-4099, Ellis County

Fort Hays State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#972 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Kansas

#17 of 81

2021 Best Public Colleges in Kansas

#7 of 34

Most Popular Majors

Out of 22 majors categories at Fort Hays State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Fort Hays State University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni