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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

Acceptance Rate
91.1%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Hays State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Fort Hays State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,874 out of 2,056 applicants were admitted making Fort Hays State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Fort Hays State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 53% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Fort Hays State University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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 2019 starting class

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 2019 starting class

Fort Hays State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25
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 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.25 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Fort Hays State University accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fort Hays State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 25% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 3% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

61% 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 10%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 61%
Bottom 50% of class 39%
Bottom 25% of class 16%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Fort Hays State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,175 881 2,056
Accepted 1,076 798 1,874
Acceptance Rate 92% 91% 91%
Enrolled 567 419 986
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 53% 53% 53%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
277

Applicants have 277 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 Admission 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.

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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.