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Fort Hays State University Admission Requirements

Hays, Kansas

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Chances of getting into Fort Hays State University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
91%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Hays State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Fort Hays State University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Fort Hays State University is 91%.  It ranks #18 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Fort Hays State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,754 out of 1,920 applicants were admitted.

Fort Hays State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.45. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. Of those applicants who were admitted, 52% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Fort Hays State University is a prized outcome for many students.

The Fort Hays State University application fee is $30 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Fort Hays State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Fort Hays State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Fort Hays State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Fort Hays State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Fort Hays State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Fort Hays State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Fort Hays State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fort Hays State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.45
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Fort Hays State University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Fort Hays State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fort Hays State University was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.45 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Fort Hays State University accepts 91% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

66% of Fort Hays State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Fort Hays State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 35%
Top 50% of class 66%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Fort Hays State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,130 790 1,920
Accepted 1,038 716 1,754
Acceptance Rate 92% 91% 91%
Enrolled 530 382 912
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 51% 53% 52%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
145

Applicants have 145 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Fort Hays State University is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fort Hays State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Fort Hays State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fort Hays State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155061 IPEDS survey data for Fort Hays State University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Fort Hays State University?

91% of those who apply are granted admission to Fort Hays State University. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.