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Fort Hays
State University

The Best Value in Higher Education – Anywhere

From the high plains of north-central Kansas, FHSU offers exceptional, proven academic quality at a price you won’t find anywhere else. We know your journey to success begins with accessibility—so we give you an education that empowers your future without the burden of high tuition. That’s a promise no one else can match, and that makes FHSU the best value in higher education anywhere.

Explore Our Programs

The value of an FHSU education goes beyond cost. It comes to life through the quality of our academics. With hundreds of award-winning programs, degrees and certificates to choose from, we equip you to achieve excellence in any future you can imagine.

FHSU Online – Technology-rich Learning Options for Busy Adults

FHSU has led the way in online education for decades. With more than 200 degree and certificate programs, founded on cutting-edge online learning experiences and extensive student support resources, you can live a real life while reaching your career and educational goals. Ready to come back to school? Get a free transcript evaluation to help you get started on the right track.

An Affordable Investment in Your Future

We believe in unlocking the untapped potential of students from anywhere by offering a powerful education at a price that will never set you back. Go ahead and compare tuition. We’re proud to say that the cost to attend FHSU is more than 50% less than the national average for nearly every student.

Extensive Career Planning Support

More than 95% of our graduates quickly land jobs or go on to further educational opportunities. Starting on your first day, the FHSU Career Services team will set you on the same path, creating a four-year career plan that prepares you for immediate success when you graduate.

Our Location

Located halfway between Kansas City and Denver, Fort Hays is a hub of education, innovation, health care, professional services, culture, and recreation for the western half of Kansas. Take a closer look at the liveliest, most vibrant campus community on the high plains.

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Student Life

Your leadership, service and fellowship experiences at FHSU will transform your mindset and prepare you to thrive after college.


With 16 Division II programs—boasting eight national championships—FHSU Tigers outpace the competition with one of the most extensive programs of any comparably sized university in America.

Military-Connected Students Services

It’s easy to join the Tiger family, no matter where you’re coming from. We have the staff, resources and process to work with your unique needs as you take the next step on your educational journey.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our community of care is only so because of its diverse array of members – of all ages, backgrounds, beliefs and areas of origin. We invite you to experience the world of unique experiences within the campus at Fort Hays State.

Admissions and Financial Aid

If you are ready to join Tiger Nation, the next step happens right here. Wherever you are in your decision-making process, we are ready to assist.

Upcoming Events

Jul 16

Summer Writing Accountability Groups

HMH_238 Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 10am - 12pm Organization: ...

Jul 17

Faculty Development Meeting/Work Session

HMH_217 Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 9 - 10am Organization: ...

Jul 23

Summer Orientation

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Jul 23

Summer Writing Accountability Groups

HMH_238 Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 10am - 12pm Organization: ...

Where Can FHSU Take You?

Why a Degree in Construction Management is a Smart Option

Construction management professionals are responsible for coordinating the workplace process with other professionals. There are several reasons you might want to consider getting a degree in construction management.

Making the Most Out of Winter Break

The long-awaited winter break, a time we look forward to but often don’t take advantage of. If you’re like me, you spend hours lounging on the couch, catching up on sleep, binging your favorite Netflix show, and doing absolutely nothing.

Is Online Education Right for You?

If you've considered applying to an online university, you might have questions about whether or not you're suited for online and distance education.

Student Spotlight: Nolan Ford

Students from the Fort Hays State University Applied Technology program who are interested in the construction industry gain wonderful opportunities as interns in the field.