You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $3,675
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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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
Helpful Information - The campus is located on the edge of the Hays. A green, well kept and vibrant campus welcomes students from around the US and world. With access to internet any place on campus, students can stay connected whether they are in the classroom, resident halls or outside on the lawn. Buildings are made of native limestone and allow for easy access from the resident halls to academic buildings. Hays is located between Denver, Colorado and Kansas City, so access to larger cities is very convenient.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Soil Science
Anthropology: Ethnic Studies
Area Studies: Art Studies, International Studies, Multi-Ethnic Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Commercial and Advertising Art, Computer Graphics, Design, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art
Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Fitness Management, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Communication, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Human Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Wildlife Biology, Zoology
Business: Accounting, Administrative Office Management, Administrative Systems Management, Advertising, Business, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Office Administration, Office Management, Organizational Studies, Public Relations, Secretarial Administration/Science
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
Communications: American Sign Language, Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Electronic Media News, Electronic Media Production and Management, Film, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Newspapers, Organizational Communication, Photo Journalism, Print Media, Publishing, Radio and Television Studies, Telecommunications, Television Arts, Visual Communication Technology, Visual Design/Web Media, Writing/Editing
Computer Science: Computer Network Security, System Administration
Criminal Justice: Corrections, Crime and Society, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensic Investigation, Forensic Science, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Earth Science, Geology, Geosciences, Paleontology, Physical Sciences, Science
Education: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training Education, Child Care, Child Development, Childhood Studies, Early Childhood, Educational Administration and Supervision, Elementary Education, English, Exceptional Children, French, Health Education, Human Development, Instructional Media, Learning Disabilities, Learning Skills, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching and Learning, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Technical Education, Technology Education, Theatre Education
English: Business Writing, Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Language and Literacy, Literature, Poetry, Professional Writing, Technical Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Biology, Fisheries Science, Range Management/Resources, Wildlife Management
Food Science: Nutrition
Foreign Language: American Sign Language, Chinese (some courses), French, German, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Gender Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography
Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Science, Medical Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Records Administration and Services, Nursing, School Health, Wellness
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management
Industrial Studies: Industrial Arts, Industrial Education, Industrial Technology
Information Studies: Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Data Processing, Information Science, Information Systems, Systems Programming
International Studies: International Relations
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Music: Choral Music
Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Jazz Composition, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Technology, Music Theater, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Physics: Applied Physics, Geophysics, Physics
Political Science: Government, International Affairs/Relations, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Psychology: Child Psychology, Counseling, Human Development, Psychology
Recreation: Recreation, Sports Administration, Sports Management
Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Community Services, Gender Studies, Rural Sociology, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Speech Therapy
Technology: Applied Engineering and Technology, Computer Technology, Industrial Technology, Instructional Technology, Technology Education, Technology Studies
Theater: Performance and Directing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 7/29/2014.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Meal plan also include Dining Dollars each semester to use throughout campus.