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Academics + Majors

Offering distinctive academic programs that prepare students for success

Changing lives since 1863

Emporia State University offers over 200 academic programs in the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Library and Information Management and The Teachers College. For three consecutive years, ESU is the only public university in Kansas to have earned national recognition as a College of Distinction, an honor for universities that demonstrate innovative application of high-impact education.

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Undergraduate programs

The possibilities are endless with high-impact learning experience infused academics.

Graduate Programs

Flexible and distinctive curricula designed to advance your career. With on-campus and online programs available there is a path for you.

Colleges + Schools

College of Liberal Arts + Sciences

ESU’s College of Liberal Arts + Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that span the Arts, Humanities and Sciences. Students can choose from over 100 exciting academic programs that are housed within 11 academic departments.

School of Business

The School of Business offers undergraduate and graduate degrees that prepare students to begin or advance their careers. ESU's School of Business is prestigiously accredited AACSB, a distinction only 5% of business schools hold. ESU

The Teachers College

Where Emporia State began in 1863. The Teachers College offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students in the fields of education; health, physical education & recreation; and mental health & wellness.

School of Library and Information Management

The School of Library and Information Management offers two ALA-accredited degree programs, Master of Library Science and Ph.D. in Library and Information Management, and several certificate options.

Advancing Through Research

Undergraduate Research

At Emporia State students have the unique opportunity to conduct research alongside faculty at the undergraduate level.

Research and Creativity Day

Research and Creativity Day provides a platform for all students and faculty to compete and showcase research projects and visual and performing arts.

Research and Grants

Faculty and students can submit proposals and find funding for initiatives with guidance from the Research Grants office.

Academic Services + Advising

Ensuring undergraduate student success through advising and resources.


Academic Center for Excellence and Success provides tutoring services, study workshops and other academic services.


Student Accessibility and Support Services assists students with documented disabilities.


Career Services providing resources to find career fit, resume development, interview preparation and more.

Academic Affairs

Ensuring academic excellence and integrity of ESU.

Academic Calendar

First and last day of classes, vacation and holidays, final exams and commencement dates.

Office of the Registrar

Learn about enrollment + registration to the university.