About Emporia State

Located in the heart of the scenic Flint Hills, Emporia State University is in close proximity to the three major metropolitan areas of Kansas – Wichita, Topeka and Kansas City. Emporia State serves 6,500 students in nationally recognized academic programs. Outstanding athletics and diverse offerings in theatre and the arts round out a unique and dynamic learning environment for students and visitors alike.

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Locations

Undergraduate and graduate coursework is available on our main campus in Emporia. Selected programs are available at our Emporia State Kansas City; at Kansas City Kansas Community College; and at Butler Community College in El Dorado, KS. New partnerships with Community Colleges across the state and a wide selection of online offerings take Emporia State to the student, wherever he or she might be.

History

Since 1863, Emporia State University has prepared teachers in nationally acclaimed teacher education programs. For the last 40 years, outstanding and highly accredited programs in Business, Library and Information Management, and Liberal Arts and Sciences have prepared our students to take their place in a competitive and increasingly global society.

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