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About Emporia State University

PREPARING STUDENTS FOR LIFELONG LEARNING, REWARDING CAREERS AND ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

Emporia State Stats + Info

Academic Programs

200 +

Enrollment

5,800

Career Outcomes (4 yr. avg)

96%

Named a College of Distinction

4x

Lowest Student Debt of All 4-year Public Universities in KS

#1

Philanthropic Service Hours to Our Community

19,116

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Emporia State University

Founded 1863
Colors, Black and Gold
Mascot, Corky the Hornet
Read About ESU's History + Traditions
Learn About ESU's Mission, Vision + Values
View ESU's Organizational Chart


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Campus Maps

Explore campus virtually by taking a virtual tour and viewing maps.

Campus Virtual Explorer

Colleges + Schools

Emporia State University offers 200+ undergraduate and graduate academic programs within its four colleges: College of Liberal Arts + Sciences, School of Business, School of Library + Information Management, and The Teachers College.

Accolades + Highlights

  • Undergraduate and graduate programs offered in ESU's four colleges: College of Liberal Arts + Sciences, School of Business, School of Library + Information Management, The Teachers College.
  • Only Public University in Kansas to be Named a College of Distinction.
  • Named to The Princeton Review's 2021-Best Regional Colleges List.

Leadership, Faculty + Staff

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Office of the President

Under the leadership of President, Allison Garrett, ESU has been setting new records and achieving first-ever accomplishments.

Office of the President page
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Leadership, faculty + staff

ESU operates under a shared governance model comprised of administration, faculty + staff and students.

Leadership, faculty + staff page

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Leadership, Faculty + Staff

ESU operates under a shared governance model comprised of administration, faculty + staff and students.

Leadership, Faculty + Staff

Diversity + Inclusion

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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.

Visit the Diversity + Inclusion website to learn more.


For the Community

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Campus Attractions

ESU welcomes guests to our museums, natural areas, resource centers, planetariums and more.

Campus Attractions page
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Community Resources

Library, meeting space, copy center, small business resources, studio e advertising collective and more.

Community Resources page
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Activities + Summer Camps

ESU offers a variety of athletics camps, workshops, music camps + festivals and more to youth of all ages.

Activities + Summer Camps page
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Who Knew?! With ESU.

This program will feature different departments, interesting information and favorite stories from the field.

Who Knew?! With ESU page

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Event Tickets


Buy tickets to watch Hornet Athletics, a theatre production or music performance.

Purchase Tickets


University Business

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Business Office

Providing fiscal services to the campus and serves as an interface with external agencies on fiscal matters.

Business Office
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Accreditation, Consumer Information + Compliance

Accreditations
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Partner Institutions

Partnerships with other academic institutions provides options for students.

Partnerships
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Discrimination + Harassment, Response + Prevention

Learn more about discrimination, harassment, Title IX and how to file a report.

Response + Prevention

Emporia, Always an Adventure!

ESU is lucky to call the City of Emporia our home. See for yourself why Emporia, Kansas, is such a great place!

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Campus Improvements

Emporia State University is innovating its campus continually to ensure our students have access to cutting-edge residence halls, research facilities, labs and classrooms.

Campus Improvements page