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Tuition

$6,514

$18,288

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,488
Declined + 964
Total Received 2,452
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Nursing
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School Facts

Emporia State University, founded as a Normal school in 1863, is a public, regional, comprehensive university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Emporia, Kansas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,033
Established in 1863
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Codes

SAT 6335
ACT 1430

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Public

3,873

undergraduate students

2,160

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
50%
500-599
50%
700-800
13%
600-699
50%
500-599
37%
30-36
8%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
40%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
53%
12-17
12%
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Emporia, KS

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Emporia, KS

212-acre campus in Emporia (population: 24,958), 50 miles from Topeka. Served by bus; major airport serves Kansas City (110 miles); smaller airport and train serve Topeka.

Emporia State University
1200 Commercial Street
Emporia, KS 66801-5087

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 16% of male students
 
5 sororities 12% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
50%
500-599
50%
700-800
13%
600-699
50%
500-599
37%
30-36
8%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
40%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
53%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Particular talent/ability

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,488
Declined + 964
Total Received 2,452

Admissions Contact

Laura Eddy
Director of Admissions
P: 877 GO-TO-ESU
F: 620 341-5599
go2esu@emporia.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,560,525
State $641,045
Institutional $1,235,300
Other external $1,084,244
Total $9,521,114

Non-need-based

Federal $14,960
State $44,283
Institutional $744,058
Other external $1,295,372
Total $2,098,673

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division II)
Mascot
Hornets
School colors
black and vegas gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Therapy
Athletic Training
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Crime/Delinquency Studies
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
English
Health Education
Health Promotion
History
Information Resource Studies
Information Systems
Instructional Design
Library Science
Library/Information Management
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health/Counseling
Modern Languages/Literature
Music
Nursing
Physical Education
Physical Education/Recreation
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Recreation
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Services Education
School Counseling
School Psychologist
Social Sciences
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Communications
TESOL
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

64%

3,873
students

Female
60%
2,341

Male
40%
1,532

Graduate

36%

2,160
students

Female
67%
1,457

Male
33%
703

undergraduateFull-time

88%

3,445
students

Female
61%
2,092

Male
39%
1,353

undergraduatePart-time

12%

428
students

Female
59%
249

Male
41%
179

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Saudia Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Gonzalo Bruce
Assistant Vice Pres. for International Education
620 341-5374
oisa@emporia.edu

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