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Corky Plus + Hornet Nation Waiver

In-state tuition for select counties in Missouri and Oklahoma

An excellent value for our neighbors.

Through the Corky Plus and Hornet Nation Waiver tuition programs, Emporia State University extends in-state tuition to select counties in Missouri and Oklahoma. That means if you live in the counties listed below, you get to study for the same price as in-state residents.


Students who are residents of Andrew, Bates, Buchanan, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Dekalb, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Platte and Ray counties in Missouri are eligible for the same tuition as Kansas in-state students through the Corky Plus program.


Students who are residents of 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 in Oklahoma are eligible for the same tuition as Kansas in-state students through the Hornet Nation Waiver program.

**If you are a non-Kansas resident and are current military, are a military spouse/dependent, a veteran or spouse/dependent of a veteran, you may be eligible for in-state residency rate. Contact for more information.

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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.

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