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 2,700 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,102 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 2,700 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,102 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 80 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 41 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,376
$4,500 for Kansas Residents
Student Population2,700
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs80 graduate programs
(41 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 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)41 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 $19,225 and the Kansas graduate tuition is $18,983 (public) / $10,460 (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$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Kansas Graduate Schools$10,224$12,280
Public$8,703$18,983
Private$10,460
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, 978 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 Degree1912924
Doctor's degree - other1117
Post Master's Degree2237
Total2215978
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 20 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 242 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 978 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 924 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 17 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 37 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 [+] 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
Education [+] (6 completers) 613 completers$41,500
Education242$41,500
Educational Leadership and Administration89$49,100
Educational/Instructional Technology79$48,800
Special Education and Teaching117$44,300
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services48$43,300
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching38-
English Language and Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 44 completers$51,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies44$51,600
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 89 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)89$58,200
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Psychology24-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 26 completers-
Social Work26-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 42 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist20-
Nursing Science22-
Business [+] (1 completers) 38 completers-
Business Administration and Management38$51,700
History [+] 11 completers-
History11-
Total924
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Nursing Science17-
Total17
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration20-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Developmental and Child Psychology17-
Total37

Graduate Student Population at FHSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,700 students enrolled into Fort Hays State University graduate schools where it has total 14,102 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 593 full-time and 2,107 part-time graduate students. By gender, 803 male and 1,897 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
Total2,7008031,897
Full-time593161432
Part-tme2,1076421,465
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,160 White (80.00%), 111 Black/African American (4.11%), 152 Hispanic (5.63%), 44 Asian (1.63%), and 233 students with other races. 44 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7008031,897
American Indian/Native American17512
Asian441034
Black/African American1115358
Hispanic15250102
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White2,1606061,554
Two More301020
Un-Known1414992
Non-resident Alien441925
Fort Hays State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,462 graduate students (91.19% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 82 graduate students (3.04% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,700
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,462
Enrolled Some Online Courses82
Not in Online Courses156
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Fort Hays State University. 334 students are aged 20 to 24 (12.37% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 298 students are aged above 50 (11.04%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Fort Hays State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7008031,897
Age 18-19101
Age 20-211037
Age 22-2432496228
Age 25-29605178427
Age 30-34466155311
Age 35-39383120263
Age 40-49608160448
Age 50-6428586199
Over 641358
Age Un-Known505

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