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Emporia State University

Emporia State University Changing Lives Since 1863

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Explore Academics + Majors Offered at ESU

ESU offers over 200 academic programs. With a wide range of options, you can choose the major that will help you achieve your goals. Whatever they are.

Learn About ESU + Our History and Tradition

Emporia State has a long and rich history of tradition that has always been centered on our students.

Undergraduate Admissions + Costs

Your resource for visiting campus, applying for admission, scholarships and cost of attendance. We have staff ready to help you!

Graduate Studies Admissions + Costs

Graduate Studies programs, admissions information, scholarships and cost of attendance.

ESU Student Life

Emporia State’s beautiful campus is buzzing with activity. At ESU we have everything you need to thrive as a student. 100+ Recognized Student Organizations, Associated Student Government, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Campus Events, Student Wellness and Academic Success Resources.

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Hornet Athletics

Emporia State University is an NCAA Division II school with 15 teams. There are always exciting sporting events to watch! Visit the Athletics Site for team schedules, rosters and news!

Emporia State News

Stay up to date with recent news from Emporia State University.


Getting here + getting around

Campus Parking + Maps

Emporia State Social Media

Follow our social media channels for the latest Hornet happenings.

Food Hours at the Hornets Nest

Breakfast 7:00AM - 9:30AM

Continental Breakfast and Waffles 9:30AM - 11:00AM

Lunch 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Dinner 4:30PM - 7:00PM

Visit the ESU Dining Website for

  • Complete list of dining locations
  • Menus and hours
  • Meal Plan Options

William Allen White Library

The William Allen White Library is open to the university and the Emporia community.

Visit for help with research, access to Honors College and ACES.

The Learning Commons is open 24/7!

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - Midnight
Friday: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: 1 PM to Midnight