Fort Hays State University Graduate Schools

Fort Hays State University (referred to as FHSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hays, KS. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Fort Hays State University is $4,500 for Kansas residents and $11,376 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,822 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,033 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Fort Hays State University (referred to as FHSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hays, KS. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1915 - Current[Estimated Date]).
FHSU Directory Information
School NameFort Hays State University (FHSU)
Address600 Park St, Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone785-628-4000
Webhttps://www.fhsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.fhsu.edu/admissions/admissions-application
Financial Infohttps://www.fhsu.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Fort Hays State University is $4,500 for Kansas residents and $11,376 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,822 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,033 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 77 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 36 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,376
$4,500 for Kansas Residents
Student Population2,822
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs77 graduate programs
(36 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Fort Hays State University is $4,500 for Kansas residents and $11,376 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $207 for Kansas residents and $589 for out-of-state students.
Fort Hays State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Fort Hays State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)36 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Fort Hays State University is $4,500 for Kansas residents and $11,376 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$3,497$665$9,961$665
2018-2019$3,582$684$10,206$684
2019-2020$3,582$774$10,206$774
2020-2021$3,726$774$10,602$774
2021-2022$3,726$774$10,602$774
The graduate school tuition & fees of FHSU is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Kansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Kansas graduate tuition is $18,983 (public) / $10,491 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Fort Hays State University$4,500$11,376
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Kansas Graduate Schools$10,224$12,301
Public$8,703$18,983
Private$10,491
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,934 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Fort Hays State University. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,934. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,894$3,848$7,894$3,848
2018-2019$8,034$3,804$8,034$3,804
2019-2020$8,210$4,246$8,210$4,246
2020-2021$8,414$4,520$8,414$4,520
2021-2022$8,414$4,520$8,414$4,520
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $207 for Kansas residents and $589 for other students at Fort Hays State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$231$590
2018-2019$237$605
2019-2020$199$567
2020-2021$207$589
2021-2022$207$589

Graduate Programs at FHSU

Fort Hays State University offers 22 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 898 students have completed their study at Fort Hays State University.
Offered Degrees at Fort Hays State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1910847
Doctor's degree - other1019
Post Master's Degree2232
Total2212898
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Fort Hays State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 187 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Science program with 19 completers.
Fort Hays State University offers 22 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 898 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 847 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 8 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8-
Education [+] (6 completers) 576 completers$41,500
Education187$41,500
Educational Leadership and Administration97$49,100
Educational/Instructional Technology97$48,800
Special Education and Teaching112$44,300
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services43$43,300
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching40-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 131 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)131$58,200
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Science Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Psychology24-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 3 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts3-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 39 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist8-
Nursing Science31-
Business [+] (1 completers) 38 completers-
Business Administration and Management38$51,700
History [+] 10 completers-
History10-
Total847
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Nursing Science19-
Total19
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 19 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration19-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Developmental and Child Psychology13-
Total32

Graduate Student Population at FHSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,822 students enrolled into Fort Hays State University graduate schools where it has total 15,033 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 660 full-time and 2,162 part-time graduate students. By gender, 910 male and 1,912 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8229101,912
Full-time660190470
Part-tme2,1627201,442
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,290 White (81.15%), 121 Black/African American (4.29%), 200 Hispanic (7.09%), 43 Asian (1.52%), and 168 students with other races. 64 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8229101,912
American Indian/Native American1578
Asian431528
Black/African American1215764
Hispanic20061139
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,2907071,583
Two More612437
Un-Known281117
Non-resident Alien642836
Fort Hays State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,543 graduate students (90.11% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 94 graduate students (3.33% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,822
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,543
Enrolled Some Online Courses94
Not in Online Courses185
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Fort Hays State University. 415 students are aged 20 to 24 (14.71% of total students), 277 students are aged above 50 (9.82%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Fort Hays State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8229101,912
Age 20-2119217
Age 22-24396125271
Age 25-29616215401
Age 30-34468160308
Age 35-39430132298
Age 40-49616177439
Age 50-6426695171
Over 641147

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