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Undergraduate Students

Emporia State is a great place to earn your degree! We offer outstanding academic programs, with many opportunities for academic and activity scholarships as well as talent awards. You can expand your learning experience outside the classroom in our 130+ student clubs and organizations. Cheer on our NCAA Division II athletics for men and women, join an intermural team, or take in outstanding theatre and the arts programs. An Emporia State Admissions Counselor is ready to assist you as you consider ESU!

Graduate Students

Whether you know graduate school is where you are heading, or even if you are still searching for the next step in your career or academic journey, let Emporia State University’s graduate programs be the opportunity you choose! Our academic culture is the perfect fit for someone who wants to learn in an atmosphere similar to that of a private college but with all the resources of a state-supported university.

Distance Education

Emporia State offers Undergraduate, Graduate, Certificate and Licensure programs in formats accessible beyond the traditional campus. With over 35 programs available, whether you choose a program that is 100% online, offered through one of our distance locations, or the Emporia State University Kansas City campus in Overland Park, Kansas; all programs are designed to allow you to balance life, work, and school

International Students

The Office of International Education is here to help you! Emporia State University offers highly accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in a number of major fields of study to prepare students to take their place in the global community. The classroom brings together students from a variety of countries and cultures to provide an interesting and dynamic learning opportunity. The university is located in a small, safe city in the center of the United States, easily accessible to multiple major metropolitan areas. Click below for more information!

Undergraduate Transfer Students

Emporia State values transfer students and the diversity of experience that they bring to Emporia State. We look forward to working closely with you as you consider Emporia State University! Call us at 1-877-468-6378 or contact us by filling out this form.

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Schedule a Campus Visit

The best way to see what Emporia State has to offer is to visit campus! We invite you to visit when classes are in session Monday through Friday except for holidays. Campus visits include an Admissions and Financial Aid presentation, a Residence Hall tour, complimentary lunch for students, and a Campus Tour. Contact Undergraduate Admissions to learn more about Black and Gold Visit Days.

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A major question about going to college is “How will I pay for it?” Our team of financial aid professionals will be happy to work with you to look at all the ways to make college as affordable as possible.

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Specific costs to attend Emporia State will vary among individuals and by the programs they are enrolled in. The link below will give you information that will apply in most cases.

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