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Emporia State University
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  • 4 Year
  • EMPORIA, KS

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Emporia State is an above-average public university located in Emporia, Kansas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,101 undergraduate students. The Emporia State acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Elementary Education, Business, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 50% of students, Emporia State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,500.

About

1 KELLOGG CIRCLE
EMPORIA, KS 66801
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association

Emporia State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

ESU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1060
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,319 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,611 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 64 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 69 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 69 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,101 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
304
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Involved
    34%
  • Individual
    29%
  • Pride
    26%
  • Dedicates
    5%
  • Kind
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 61 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
  • I'm a hornet.
    46%
  • Stinger's Up!
    46%
  • I am a hornet
    4%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 46 responses

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