Undergraduate Tuition + Costs
Hornets graduate with lower student debt compared to state and national averages
Flat-rate tuition is just one way we make college affordable.
Emporia State University’s flat-rate tuition for full-time* on-campus students is one of the best values in the region. Additionally, ESU awards tons of scholarships each year to help you finance your educational and career goals.
Emporia State extends in-state tuition to select counties in Missouri and Oklahoma.
*Students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours with at least one credit hour on campus pay a flat-rate tuition.
Coming in Fall 2023: In-state tuition for 48 states
New in fall 2023, on-campus undergraduate students in the continental U.S.* pay the same affordable in-state tuition.
*Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
- Tuition + Fees
KS Resident + Corky Plus Missouri ( Andrew, Bates, Buchanan, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Dekalb, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Platte and Ray counties) + Hornet Nation Waiver Oklahoma (Canadian, Cleveland, Cherokee, Creek, Garfield, Grady, Grant, Kay, Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Oklahoma, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Pawnee, Payne, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner, and Washington counties) | $3,467*/semester
MSEP ( Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin) + Hornet Nation Waiver (Colorado, Missouri [all other counties], Nebraska, Oklahoma [all other counties], Texas) | $4,786*/semester
Non-Resident (all other states) | $7,425*/semester
*tuition and fees shown are for 2022-2023 academic year and are subject to approval by the Kansas Board of Regents. Additional course fees may apply.
North or South Towers, Singular, Trusler, double room | $2,750/semester
North or South Tower suite, 2-person | $3,50/semester
North or South Towers, Singular, Trusler, single | $3,250/semester
Schallenkamp, double room | $3,100/semester
Schallenkamp, single | $3,500/semester
Schallenkamp, single (with bath) | $3,750/semester
Abigail Morse, 2 person | $2,900/semester
Abigail Morse, single | $3,500/semester
- Meal Plans
All Access | $1,994/semester
150 block | $1,994/semester (includes $325 in dining dollars)
65 block | $1,295/semester (upperclassmen only)