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Second Bachelor's Degree Admissions Process

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Second Bachelor's Degree Admissions Requirements

Congratulations on your decision to earn a second bachelor's degree from Emporia State! ESU offers 200+ academic programs. With a wide range of options, you can choose the major that will help you achieve your goals.


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For a limited time, no application fee is required to apply to Emporia State as an undergraduate student. Apply today!

Step-by-step guide to applying

Students who received their first undergraduate degree from Emporia State University will be exempt from completing further general education requirements, unless the general education courses are required for the new degree. Students that received their first undergraduate degree from another college or university will complete the general education courses.

  1. For returning ESU students, complete the Second Bachelor Application form.
  2. For new ESU students
  • Apply to ESU.
  • Have official transcripts sent to ESU from the institution(s) from which you earned your bachelor's degree, as well transcripts for as any post-baccalaureate work.
  • Once you are admitted, you will need to activate your Hornet365 student account to set your password. Your student E number and username can be found on the first-time user page. Your temporary Hornet365 password is Esu******! (the asterisks are the last 6 digits of your student E number followed by the exclamation mark.) If you are having trouble logging into your account please contact our IT HelpDesk at 620-341-5555 or helpdesk@emporia.edu.
  • Work with your assigned advisor to enroll in classes.

If you have questions, call us at 620-341-5465 or email go2ESU@emporia.edu.