Fort Hays State University (FHSU)

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FHSU can be found in Hays, KS, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around seventeen thousand students enrolled each year at FHSU.

FHSU has an acceptance rate of around 91% with 53% of applicants choosing to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the FHSU acceptance rate 2021 will be around 85%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FHSU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Fort Hays State University was reported as 91.1% in Fall 2020 with over 2,060 college applications submitted to FHSU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fort Hays State University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 90.7%
  • 2017-2018: 88.6%
  • 2018-2019: 92.4%
  • 2019-2020: 91.1%
  • Projected FHSU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 84.6%

How Does FHSU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for FHSU is sixty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Nebraska at Kearney85.2%
Wichita State University91.7%
Emporia State University84.7%
University of Nebraska at Omaha83.5%
Creighton University73.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Recommended
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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