Online Program Overview

Fort Hays State University is a four-years, public school located in Hays, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $5,430 for Kansas residents and $15,870 for other students on average.

It offers 80 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 41 programs - 2 Associates, 24 Bachelors, 12 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameFort Hays State University
Typefour-years, public
Address600 Park St, Hays, KS
Online Students6,600 Enrolled Online Exclusively
1,385 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Undergraduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$5,430
Graduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$4,500
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Online Degree Programs
Total41 Programs
Associates2 Programs
Bachelors24 Programs
Masters12 Programs
Doctorate1 Programs
Post-Graduate2 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends over last 5 years at Fort Hays State University . Each cost is an average amount over the all offered programs. For Kansas residents, the tuition & fees are $5,430 and $15,870 for non-Kansas residents. For graduate programs, the 2022 tuition & fees is $4,500 and $11,376 for out-of-state students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $138 for Kansas residents and $486 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $207 for Kansas residents and $589 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$5,009$5,130$5,280$5,430$5,430
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$14,832$15,210$15,360$15,870$15,870
Graduate (In-State)$4,162$4,266$4,356$4,500$4,500
Graduate (Out-of-State)$10,626$10,890$10,980$11,376$11,376
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$167$171$133$138$138
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$494$507$469$486$486
Graduate (In-State)$231$237$199$207$207
Graduate (Out-of-State)$590$605$567$589$589
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

Fort Hays State University offers 80 degree programs through Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 41 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 2 Associates, 24 Bachelors, 12 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Online ProgramsNOT OFFERED224 1212
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFERED553 1912
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At Fort Hays State University, there are 14,102 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 7,985 students were attending classes through distance learning (6,600 students are enrolled exclusively and 1,385 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment14,102
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,600
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,385
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses6,117
By student location, out of a total of 6,600 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 4,230 Kansas Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 2,320 students living in the U.S. States other than Kansas, and 49 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,600
Kansas Resident4,230
Other State In U.S.2,321
Outside of U.S.49
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,600
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses4,138
Degree/Certificate Seeking3,857
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking281

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