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Emporia State University

Emporia, KS, USA
3.84 Average Rating

Founded in 1863, Emporia State University is a public institution with “selective” admissions that offers a flat rate tuition. The Emporia State campus houses the Johnston Geology Museum, the Peterson Planetarium, and the Richard H. Schmidt Museum of Natural History, as well as several programs for students to take advantage of, such as The Healthy Relationship & Interpersonal Violence Education (THRIVE) and Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society. Emporia also provides TradPlus & Veteran Student Services.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
83%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
84%
Out-Of-State Students
10%
92%
Submitting ACT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1105
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,732
Total Number of Undergrads
3,605
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
50%
20-39 Students
36%
40-99 Students
13%
0
100
22%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
42%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,584
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$6,758
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$20,675
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,910
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
61%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
37%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,461
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
37%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,466
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$4,012

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
73%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$10,629
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$12,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$197
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
125
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
21%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Hornets
School Colors
Black/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Kansas City
Topeka
Wichita
Lawrence
Denver
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
65%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.84 Average Rating
Emporia is a great university that allows students to get involved in the community. It has a great learning environment. Kids will feel right at home once attending.
Tiffani from Hoyt, KS
If you're looking for a school that has the top programs in all its degrees, genuinely looks out for its students, and offers a lot of opportunities, Emporia is for you. It's a great transition school. Everyone there is positive, helpful and wants you to succeed!
Carissa - Valley Falls, KS
Emporia is the perfect school for me; it's a small town environment with a lot of care for their students and amazing programs. I can't wait to go and get my degree there, especially with the best art therapy program! Emporia hasn't failed my expectations.
Marissa from Kingman, KS
Emporia State has a friendly, inviting and warm atmosphere about it. The professors and advisers care about you and the teacher's college is full of some of the most kind and understanding people you will ever meet. I loved it here, and was said to leave the college I had grown to love.
Abbey from Wichita, KS
Teachers are always willing to help students inside and outside of class time, they want to see them succeed.
Beautiful, spacious campus with tons of clubs and groups to get involved with.
Great athletics program, the students are encouraged to stay on top of their grades and their coaches are involved in their academic success.
Crystal from Paxico, KS
emporia state university is a great school, it is a very student driven campus with lots of opportunity's to get involved with the community and different clubs. the teachers and staff are very welcoming and go out of there way to make sure all needs of the students are met. the class sizes are perfect and the teachers actually make sure to get to know the students.
Natasha from Osborne, KS

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