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Emporia State University Changing Lives Since 1863

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Emporia State University is an NCAA Division II school.

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Explore Academics + Majors Offered at ESU

Academic excellence is the norm with hands-on, real-world experience where students are the priority.

Learn About ESU + Our History and Traditions

157 years of excellence equals proven results with 66,000 alumni in all 50 states and 104 countries.

Undergraduate Admissions + Costs

Earning your degree from ESU will be one of the best investments you will ever make. And, we will be here with you every step of the way — providing guidance, resources and cheering you on.

Graduate Studies Admissions + Costs

If you’re looking for a unique graduate degree that will not only equip you for the new workforce, but provide you with a network of contacts within your industry, you’ve come to the right place.

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Life as a Hornet

Emporia State University is an intensely personal, welcoming campus community. We challenge the idea of what education is by providing real-world, hands-on learning experiences that helps you uncover what you can offer the world. Engaging on campus and making the grades are equally important in taking the next step after college. Visit our student life page, which is packed with information on how to get involved on campus, student resources and helpful information.

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Diversity + Inclusion

Emporia State University is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment that is supportive of, and committed to, the success of all members of the population that it serves, a population that reflects the broad diversity of the human experience.

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There is no better time than now to make a difference. Every one of us is ready for a brighter future. Let’s go. Together, Forward. Join us and make a gift to Emporia State.

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