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ESU Eliminates Application Fee, Expanding Access for Future Hornets

Emporia State University has taken a bold step to expand accessibility and remove a financial barrier for future students by eliminating the undergraduate application fee, making it free to apply to the university. This move streamlines the admissions process and simplifies a student’s first steps to becoming a Hornet.

The opportunity for a free application to ESU is now available to all domestic first-time, transfer, second bachelor’s-seeking, non-traditional and distance undergraduate students. Emporia State is committed to offering students, including high school seniors, access to modern, best-in-class programs and experiences with a clear path to a quality, affordable education and successful career.

Graduate and international students will be subject to an application fee.

Applicants should visit to complete the free application today.