Fort Hays State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,140
2022 Average Net Price
$13,322
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.81%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
88%
1,828 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
12,949
42.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
49.8%
436 Graduates

About

Fort Hays State University is a higher education institution located in Ellis County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Fort Hays State University were Organizational Leadership (502 degrees awarded), Operations Management & Supervision (448 degrees), and General Finance (233 degrees).

In 2022, 3,925 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fort Hays State University. 65.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,948 degrees), 8.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (237 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fort Hays State University is $4,140, which is $−19,856 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Fort Hays State University is $4,140, which is $−19,856 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,322.

In 2022, 42% of undergraduate students attending Fort Hays State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,140
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Fort Hays State University was $4,140. The cost of tuition at Fort Hays State University is $−19,856 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$13,322
2022 Value
3.38%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fort Hays State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,322. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fort Hays State University grew by 3.38%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,414
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fort Hays State University was of $8,414 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Fort Hays State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.81%
2019 Default Rate
52
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fort Hays State University was 1.81%, which represents 52 out of the 2874 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Fort Hays State University received 1,828 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.46% annual growth. Out of those 1,828 applicants, 1,609 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88% acceptance rate.

There were 12,949 students enrolled at Fort Hays State University in 2022. 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fort Hays State University has an overall enrollment yield of 51.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,609
Accepted Out of 1,828

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fort Hays State University was 88% (1,609 admissions from 1,828 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 90.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.46%, while admissions declined by −10.8%..

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SAT Scores

6%
Submission Percentage (2022)
48
Scores Submitted (2022)

6% of enrolled first-time students at Fort Hays State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fort Hays State University had a total enrollment of 12,949 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fort Hays State University is 5,492 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,457. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Fort Hays State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fort Hays State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.9% White, 5.19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.94% Black or African American, 1.66% Asian, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.332% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0695% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fort Hays State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.4%), followed by White Male (28.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.02%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (56.7%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fort Hays State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,949 students. The full-time enrollment at Fort Hays State University is 5,492 and the part-time enrollment is 7,457. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Fort Hays State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Fort Hays State University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Fort Hays State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,235 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    672 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    381 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fort Hays State University is 55.9% White, 5.19% Hispanic or Latino, 2.94% Black or African American, 1.66% Asian, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.332% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0695% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3,973 students (30.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,197 more women than men received degrees from Fort Hays State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fort Hays State University is white (1,948 degrees awarded). There were 8.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (237 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fort Hays State University is Organizational Leadership (502 degrees awarded), followed by Operations Management & Supervision (448 degrees) and General Finance (233 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fort Hays State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (167 degrees awarded), Education (789 degrees), and Business (1,302 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fort Hays State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,903,612 people), Accountants & auditors (1,124,047 people), Other managers (1,015,398 people), Secondary school teachers (639,685 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (635,600 people).

The most specialized majors at Fort Hays State University in 2022 are English (167 degrees awarded), Education (789 degrees), Business (1,302 degrees), Social Sciences (211 degrees), and History (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fort Hays State University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Fort Hays State University are English (167 degrees awarded), Education (789 degrees), Business (1,302 degrees), Social Sciences (211 degrees), and History (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fort Hays State University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,603,786 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (888,097 people), Computer Systems Design (740,390 people), Banking & related activities (625,492 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (577,943 people).

The most specialized majors at Fort Hays State University are English (167 degrees awarded), Education (789 degrees), Business (1,302 degrees), Social Sciences (211 degrees), and History (28 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fort Hays State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 502 degrees awarded
  2. 448 degrees awarded
  3. 233 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fort Hays State University was Organizational Leadership with 502 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,364
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,561
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,364 degrees were awarded to men at Fort Hays State University, which is 0.533 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,561).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 233 degrees were awarded to men at Fort Hays State University in Organizational Leadership, which is 0.866 times less than the 269 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 269 degrees were awarded to men at Fort Hays State University in Organizational Leadership, which is 1.15 times more than the 233 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Fort Hays State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Fort Hays State University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.229% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,948 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    237 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fort Hays State University is white (1,948 degrees awarded). There were 8.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (237 degrees).

39.1% of degree recipients (1,534 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,334 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    614 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fort Hays State University is white female (1,334 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (614 degrees).

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Operations

Fort Hays State University employs 110 Assistant professors, 84 Instructors and 74 Associate professors. Most academics at Fort Hays State University are Female Assistant professor (56), Male Assistant professor (54), and Male Instructor (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fort Hays State University are: Management, with 166 employees, Service, with 84 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$66.2M
2022 Salaries
0.674%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Fort Hays State University paid a median of $66.2M in salaries, a 0.674% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.2M
Instructional Salaries
344
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fort Hays State University paid a total of $24.2M to 344 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
110 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
166 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fort Hays State University were Assistant professor with 110 employees, Instructor with 84 employees, and Associate professor with 74 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fort Hays State University were Management with 166 employees, Service with 84 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fort Hays State University was Female Assistant professor with 56 employees, Male Assistant professor with 54 employees, and Male Instructor with 43 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fort Hays State University.

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