Tuition & Fees

$6,345

$19,918

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
40%
400-499
20%
300-399
40%
30-36
8%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
51%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
53%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,401
Declined + 292
Total Received 1,693
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Public

3,605

undergraduate students

2,127

graduate students

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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 5,732
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Emporia, KS

212-acre campus in Emporia (population: 24,816), 50 miles from Topeka. Served by bus; major airport serves Kansas City (110 miles); smaller airport and train serve Topeka.

Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801-5415

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
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 11% of male students
 
5 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
40%
400-499
20%
300-399
40%
30-36
8%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
51%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
53%
12-17
13%

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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,401
Declined + 292
Total Received 1,693

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Particular talent/ability

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Shelly Gehrke
Assistant Provost Enrollment Management/Academic Success
P: 620 341-5465
F: 620 341-5599
go2esu@emporia.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,027
Room $5,130
Board $3,554
Additional fees $1,318
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $16,029
Average Financial Aid - $9,163
Total with Avg. Aid $6,866

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,163

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,963,406
State $621,229
Institutional $2,281,091
Other external $1,373,977
Total $10,239,703

Non-need-based

Federal $5,156
State $12,953
Institutional $1,743,882
Other external $1,384,861
Total $3,146,852

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
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
Mascot
Hornets
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

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

63%

3,605
students

Female
62%
2,248

Male
38%
1,357

Graduate

37%

2,127
students

Female
33%
699

Male
67%
1,428

undergraduateFull-time

92%

3,340
students

Female
63%
2,085

Male
37%
1,255

undergraduatePart-time

8%

265
students

Female
62%
163

Male
38%
102

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

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

Spring: rolling

Summer: 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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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