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Sticker Price: How much does it cost on average?

Typical Undergraduate In-State Costs for 2013-14 without Financial Aid (Full-Time, In-State Students)
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Tuition and Fees are approved by the Kansas Board of Regents in late June of each year.  Residential Life or on-campus housing rates are typically set in February of each year.

The cost to attend Fort Hays State University varies based on the individual circumstances of students and may be reduced through grants and scholarships.

Net Price: Total Cost of Attendance Minus Aid that Does Not Need to be Repaid

Total Net Price for First time In-State students enrolled full-time in a Degree-seeking program:

For more information on typical net price by average family income ranges with estimated financial aid (grants, scholarships, loans etc.) click here.

Financial Aid: How much help is there to pay?

Scholarships & Grants

  • For Fall 2012, 89% of full-time beginning undergraduate students received an average of $4,335 in grant or scholarship aid from the federal or state government or the institution.
  • Scholarships and grants are financial aid that does not need to be repaid and is sometimes referred to as gift aid.

Aid that must be repaid: Loans

  • For Fall 2012, 68% of full-time beginning undergraduate students received an average of $5,801 in loans for their first year and 99% of students receiving loans received federal loans.
  • Loans need to be repaid. Typically, repayment starts once you are no longer enrolled full-time. Please refer to page 12 of the Funding Education Beyond High School guide on the US Department of Education's Federal Student Aid website for more information about Financial Need.

  • 71% of graduates from Fort Hays State University in 2012-13 borrowed at some time during their undergraduate studies. The average amount borrowed for those who borrowed at all was $25,945. The loan payment for this amount over 10-years at 5.25% APR is approximately $266 per month. Individual loan repayment terms may vary, please consult the FHSU Financial Aid office for additional information about loan options.