First-Time Undergraduate Admissions Process
Earning your degree from ESU will be one of the best investments you will ever make
Undergraduate admissions process
Emporia State University has the academic programs to help make your career goals a reality. With the right courses and opportunities for hands-on experience in your field, you’ll graduate ready to take your next steps.
New, First-Time Undergraduates: Graduate from an accredited high school AND achieve one of the following: cumulative high school (unweighted) GPA of 2.25 or above | ACT composite score of 21 or higher OR a new SAT composite score of 1060 or higher. GED students requirements.
Apply in three easy steps
Send your transcripts
Send Emporia State your ACT or SAT score, high school transcripts and college transcripts if taking dual-credit courses. Official transcripts can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, or sent to us in a sealed envelope in the mail. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded securely.
GED students admission requirements
- High School Equivalency/GED students admission requirements
Students who took the GED test on or after January 1, 2014 must meet the following:
Achieve an overall score of 680 points or higher
Achieve a score of 150 points or higher on each subset
Students who took the GED test between January 1, 2002 and December 31, 2013 must meet the following:
Achieve an overall score of 2,550 points or higher
Achieve a score of 510 points or higher on each subset
Students who took the High School Equivalency Test (hiSET) must meet the following:
Achieve an overall score of 75 points or higher
Achieve a score of 8 points or higher on each subset