Emporia State University: Review & Facts

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Emporia State University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,870 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1863 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Emporia, Kansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Emporia State University.

Emporia State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Library and Museum, Psychology, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
The rate of student retention at Emporia State University is fair at 70% (close to Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Emporia State University is low: 41%. Approximately 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Emporia State University is decent -- 16:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,400
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, around $15,200 per year. The additional fees at Emporia State University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,200; which makes it a total of $16,400 a year.

Read the details about Emporia State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
As reported in recent government data, 1,753 applications were submitted and 1,268 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Emporia State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Emporia State University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Emporia State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Emporia State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $3,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Emporia State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Emporia State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Emporia State University, 1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087, USA
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