Emporia State University

Emporia, KS

Emporia State University

Emporia, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$6,959

$20,875

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
9%
500-599
52%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
600-699
13%
500-599
52%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,414
Declined 256
Total Received 1,670
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Public

3,405

undergraduate students

2,472

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,877
Established in 1863
Coeducational Coeducational

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212-acre campus in Emporia (population: 24,724), 50 miles from Topeka. Served by bus; major airport serves Kansas City (110 miles); smaller airport and train serve Topeka.

  • Metropolitan area: Wichita
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National

Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia
66801-5415

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Student Chapter of the American Library Association of ESU
  • TradPlus Student Organization
  • Arabic Culture Student Organization
  • Emporia Kansas Association of Nursing Students

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Flintstock
  • Family Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • 24-hour residence hall monitoring, safety and self-awareness programs

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
9%
500-599
52%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
600-699
13%
500-599
52%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
29%
18-23
53%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.43

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,414
Declined 256
Total Received 1,670

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Important

talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
application essay

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,154
Room & board $9,408
Additional fees $1,805.70
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $2,050
Total $19,417.70
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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Fencing, Rugby

Club Sports Women

Field hockey

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,877

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

3,405
students

Female
63%
2,153

Male
37%
1,252

42%

2,472
students

Female
72%
1,781

Male
28%
691

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

3,101
students

Female
64%
1,966

Male
36%
1,135

9%

304
students

Female
62%
187

Male
38%
117

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 29%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

296

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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