Congratulations! Emporia State University's Graduate Online Education Programs, which are ranked #11 in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. Complete rankings can be found at U.S. News Rankings.

To help all new graduate and distance students orienting to Emporia State University, we have created a guide, which will help you located student services quickly. Just click on the Graduate and Distance Student Guide Link.


Distance Programs

If you are interested in getting more information on the online or off-campus graduate and undergraduate programs, click appropriate link below.

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Emporia State has been offering programs at Emporia State University - Kansas City since 2005 and has been offering programs in the Kansas City area for over 20 years. We are extremely proud of the ESU-Kansas City programs and hope you will make the decision to join the Emporia State family.


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Student Services

ESU Distance Education provides support services and information to all students taking online, blended or off-campus courses.  

Course Schedule 

Services For Graduate & Distance Students:

Distance Calendar

Campus Visit-Kansas City Kansas Community College

September 01, 2015
10:00 AM

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Campus Visit-Neosho County Community College - Ottawa

September 08, 2015
09:30 AM

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Campus Visit-Fort Scott Community College - Paola

September 14, 2015
09:30 AM

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ESU - Kansas City Information Sessions

September 15, 2015
12:00 PM

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State Authorization

Online and Distance Education is an important part of Emporia State University's program offerings, with many students participating in federal financial aid. ESU’s Distance Education is working in cooperation with the Department of Education and states' agencies to comply with required authorizations so that we can continue to provide educational access to students across the country. We are evaluating and working to comply with these various requirements and will provide up-to-date information when available.

Emporia State University has been approved to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA)

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Distance Newsletters

Keep up-to-date with the latest news from Distance Education.  Click on Newsletter Link below.

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Distance Event

Educator Open House in Kansas City

Thinking about a degree in education? Or hoping to get your masters or license to enhance your current degree?

Join us for an open house to learn how you can become a teacher who can really make a difference and what makes Emporia State’s programs for educators the best in the Kansas City Metro! RSVP here

When: Thursday, November 5, 2015
           4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
           (Sessions at 4:00, 4:30, and 5:00 p.m.)

Where: Emporia State University – Kansas City
             8400 W. 110th St., Suite 150
             Overland Park, KS 66210

•  The Teachers College was praised in Educating School Teachers, a national study, for being one of four “exemplary” education programs in  the nation.

•  More than 30 undergraduate, graduate, and licensure programs to fit your educational interests.

•  Meet with professors and hear about admissions, tuition, and more!

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