B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A
Emporia State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
87%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
830-1080
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Emporia State University

Cost

Net Price
$12,645/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,417/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,352/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,712/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,637/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,681/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.64 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.59 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.59 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,579Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
Report
  • Individual
    37%
  • Involved
    30%
  • Pride
    23%
  • Dedicates
    7%
  • Kind
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
67%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.51 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • I'm a hornet.
    53%
  • Stinger's Up!
    47%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.46 responses
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My experience with my professors has been a good experience for me because not only is my professor my professor but she is also my academic advisor! I am always welcomed into her office with open arms and with tons of answers to whatever questions I have. My class size is fairly average but nothing is average about the individuals that are in my class. Full of different minds and opinions on topics we discuss everyday is very exciting to watch and hear. The course can be challenging but all my professors will give you some sort of way to get a tutor or time to come an visit their office during their office hours, or get you any help you need to be successful.
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Life at Emporia State University has been a great experience for me. At Emporia, I didn't just get accepted into the school, but also got accepted into the community. The security rate at Emporia and the university to me is one of the best in America. The school is very safe for living that parents won't need to be worried about the children especially those from other countries like me. At Emporia, one can be rest assured to get the best quality education, learn from multiple cultures and traditions, get help when needed even from peer or community at large. Talk about funding, Emporia has also been rated among the top hundred most affordable schools and also of those that award the best funding. Low class size at Emporia also ensures that teachers know there students one on one and can always be there to help out when in need.
I am currently a freshman here as ESU, and I am studying accounting. This school has been amazing for me so far. There are so many services and organizations on campus that will help anyone find a way to fit in and become active. The class sizes are small so you can create a friendship with many of your professors. Emporia State University is AMAZING!