Admissions

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Fort Hays State University
Office of Admissions
Picken Hall 211
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-5666
Fax: 1-800-432-0248
tigers@fhsu.edu
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Admission Requirements

Freshman Requirements

If you are a freshman Kansas resident (under 21 years of age) graduating in 2015 or later, you must:

  • Complete the Kansas Qualified Admissions Pre-College Curriculum with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
    AND
  • Meet one of the following test score requirements:
    - ACT composite score of 21 or above
    - SAT score 980 or above for tests taken before March 2016 or SAT score 1080 or above for tests taken March 2016 or after
    OR
  • Rank in the top 1/3 of your high school's graduating class

If you are a freshman Non-Kansas resident (under 21 years of age) graduating in 2015 or later you must:

  • Complete the Kansas Qualified Admissions Pre-College Curriculum with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
    AND
  • Meet one of the following test score requirements:
    - ACT composite score of 21 or above
    - SAT score 980 or above for tests taken before March 2016 or SAT score 1080 or above for tests taken March 2016 or after
    OR
  • Rank in the top 1/3 of your high school's graduating class

If you were homeschooled and under 21 years of age, you must:

  • Complete coursework equivalent to the Kansas Qualified Admissions Pre-College Curriculum with a 2.0 GPA for Kansas residents/2.5 GPA for out-of-state residents
    AND
  • Meet one of the following test score requirements:
    - ACT composite score of 21 or above
    - SAT score 980 or above for tests taken before March 2016 or SAT score 1080 or above for tests taken March 2016 or after
    *If you enroll in college courses while in high school, you must achieve a 2.0 GPA or higher in those courses.

If you obtained your GED and are under 21:

  • For GED tests from 2014 to the present, you need to have a minimum score of 145 on each sub test and an overall score of 580 to be admitted
    AND
  • Meet one of the following test score requirements:
    - ACT composite score of 21 or above
    - SAT score 980 or above for tests taken before March 2016 or SAT score 1080 or above for tests taken March 2016 or after

Transfer Students

If you are a transfer student with 24 credit hours or more, you must:

  • Have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) on all previous college work

If you are a transfer student under the age of 21, with fewer than 24 credit hours, you must:

  • Have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) on all previous college work and
  • Meet the freshman qualified admissions requirements

Adult Learner Requirements

If you are an adult learner (21 years of age or older) with no transfer work who obtained their GED:

On or after January 1, 2014, overall score of at least 580 and a minimum score of 145 of each
subtest.

On or after January 1, 2002 and before January 1, 2014, overall score of at least 2,550 with a
minimum score of 510 on each subtest.

Before January 1, 2002, with an overall score of at least 250 with a minimum score of 50 points
on each subtest.

If you are an adult learner (21 years and older) with no transfer work, you must:

  • Have graduated from an accredited high school or met the above GED requirements.

 

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