Forward thinking. World ready.
FHSU is the leading forward-thinking, entrepreneurial university of the Midwest. We have an enrollment of more than 12,000 students and offer hundreds of certificate and degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's and master's levels through 28 academic departments. We attract goal-oriented students who want premier learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom combined with extraordinary one-to-one attention and support. Take a look at our College Portrait for an overall view of FHSU.
Whether you are a high school student in western Kansas looking to begin your college career, a member of the military seeking to complete your degree, or a professional seeking continuing education, Fort Hays State University offers hundreds of degree, certificate and course options at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Fort Hays State University seeks to provide all individuals with innovative, accessible and affordable educational opportunities. Our top priority is to equip students with the in-depth education, practical hands-on experience and international perspective necessary to be successful, engaged members of the 21st century workforce
Our professors are outstanding teachers who motivate students to develop their unique talents. As a result, our 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.
Located halfway between Denver and Kansas City, 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.