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Emporia State University is a military friendly school

Military Friendly

Emporia State University is a military friendly school who strives to assist military members, veterans, and their dependents in utilizing their education benefits. We provide information on education benefit programs, the application process for obtaining education benefits, and the certification process for using these benefits. We invite you to utilize our website to help you and if you have any questions, please contact us.

Principles of Excellence

President Obama signed Executive Order 13607: Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses and Other Family Members on April 27, 2012. These principles were developed to strengthen oversight, enforcement, and accountability of education programs, and to ensure our service members, Veterans, and their families have the information they need to make informed decisions concerning their well-earned educational benefits. More information can be found at the Department of Veterans Affairs website.

Residency + Military Credit Information

If you are considered a non-Kansas resident at Emporia State University and are current military, or are a military spouse/dependent, or are a veteran or spouse/dependent of a veteran who separated from active duty, you may be eligible for in-state residency rates. For information regarding residency or to inquire about military credits please contact the Registration Office at 620-341-5211 or

Veterans Guide to ESU

Download the Veterans Guide to ESU.pdf for helpful information on attending as a veteran.

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Application process

View the application process for benefits and applying to ESU.

Application process
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Military benefits

Explore the military benefits available to military + veteran students including chapters and scholarships.

Military benefits
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Involvement Opportunities

Explore involvement opportunities on and off-campus.

Involvement opportunities
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Explore resources on campus and off for military and veteran students.

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Contact Veterans Services

View contact information for Veterans Services and in the Emporia community.

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