Emporia State University

1200 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801-5087

About Emporia State University

Emporia State University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,208
Student Age% Under 2560%
 % 25 and Over39%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time64%
 % Part-time36%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.3%
 % Black4.3%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino4.0%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown6.3%
 % International student8%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted88%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled54%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT1%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT89%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800 / 800
 SAT Math / 800 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,636
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,346
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid94%
 % Undergraduates with Loans59%
 % Undergraduates with Grants80%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,230
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,230
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,950
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,950
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,950

Neighborhood Data for the Emporia Area

Median Age28.8
Median Household Income$35,145
Total Population25,612
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.2% 51.8%
 Age 0-948.0%52.0%
 Age 10-1750.5%49.5%
 Age 18-2445.9%54.1%
 Age 25-2949.0%51.0%
 Age 30-3952.9%47.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.1%
 % Black2.8%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino25.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,230
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,230
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$425
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50097.5%60.1%20.8%
 $500 to $7490.0%29.0%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%5.1%8.3%
 Over $10002.5%5.9%2.5%
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