Emporia State is known for the quality of its academic programs! Whether you are an incoming freshman, a transfer student, or a prospective graduate student, you will find that earning your degree or professional credentials here will give you excellent preparation for your future career, or if you wish, get you ready to continue on to advanced studies in your chosen field.
If you are ready to earn your bachelor’s degree, take a few minutes to explore the many opportunities ESU offers. All programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and many hold the highest program accreditation available. Your learning will be challenging and engaging, and will take place both in and out of the classroom.
ESU offers serious students many opportunities to further their education through graduate study. We offer a comprehensive selection of highly respected graduate degree, certificate and licensure programs in a wide variety of academic disciplines. Our academic departments look forward to talking with you personally about your graduate studies.
Certificates & Licensure Programs
These engaging programs are for professionals who want to earn additional credentials to enhance their skills or to increase their marketability or salary potential.
Whether planning for an entire semester, or just looking for a course that sounds fun or interesting, chances are we offer exactly what you're looking for.Learn More
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Find the program that is right for you in ESU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Library and Information Management, School of Business, or Teachers College.
How do our students feel about ESU? College Portrait will tell you that and much, much more. You will also find links to other key parts of the website.
The Registrar’s office will assist you with questions about enrollment, transcripts, residency issues, readmission, class schedules, and offers a wide variety of other support services.
- August 15
Residence Halls Open
- August 18
- August 29
Last day to enroll in classes. Last day of official drop period no transcript entry for classes dropped on or before this date. Last day to withdraw from the university with full refund
- September 1
Labor Day Holiday
- October 9-10
Fall Break, no classes
- October 24
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive automatic "W" on transcript
- November 11
Veterans' Day Holiday, no classes
- November 25
Thanksgiving vacation begins at 10:00 p.m.
- December 1
- December 5
Last day of classes
- December 8-12
- December 13