FHSU is the leading forward-thinking, entrepreneurial university of the Midwest. Fort Hays State University has an enrollment of more than 13,000 students and offers hundreds of certificate and degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's and master's levels through 28 academic departments. They attract goal-oriented students who want premier learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom combined with extraordinary one-to-one attention and support.
The professors are outstanding teachers who motivate students to develop their unique talents. As a result, students graduate with a deep appreciation of knowledge as well as professional skills and confidence that give them a competitive edge in their careers, now and for a lifetime.
Fort Hays State's cozy, tree-filled campus is located in Hays, Kansas (on I-70, halfway between Kansas City and Denver). FHSU is a welcoming community in the heart of historic Hays, a community that celebrates its frontier roots and its modern sensibility - coffee shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants, shopping, and a vibrant arts scene.See All 5 Photos
Main CampusHays, Kansas, United States5,000 - 20,000 on Campus<100,000 residents in HaysLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
The 200-acre campus is adjacent to the Hays city limits on Big Creek, part of the 7,600-acre former Fort Hays Military Reservation. The university is 330 miles east of Denver and 290 miles west of Kansas City. Hays is the medical, agricultural and cultural center for northwest-central Kansas.
Recreational facilities include a field house, featuring an Olympic-sized pool, a 7,000-seat basketball arena, an indoor track, a coliseum and stadium, a theater and a student union building. Unusual educational resources are the botanical and zoological museum, and the world-renowned Sternberg Museum with collections in paleontology, natural history, geology, history, archaeology and ethnology.
For information on student activities, check out the student organization webpage.