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Distance Education Admissions

We’re excited you’re interested in attending Emporia State University!

Emporia State Distance Student Admissions Process

If you knew, without a doubt, you could accomplish anything - what would YOU do? The world is a big place, full of opportunities and experiences beyond your wildest imagination.

YOU have what it takes to be successful at ESU and to gain the skills to create the life you want. Earning your degree from ESU will be one of the best investments you will ever make. And, we will be here with you every step of the way — providing guidance, resources, challenging you and cheering you on.

By applying to study at Emporia State University, you are changing your future for the better, and we look forward to having you as a member of our Hornet family.

Admissions Process + Tuition & Costs

Undergraduate Admissions Process

If you’re seeking to attend ESU as an undergraduate student, visit our Undergraduate Admissions page.

Graduate Admissions Requirements

If you’re seeking to attend ESU as a graduate student, visit our Graduate Admissions page.

Tuition and Costs

Explore what it costs to attend ESU and access the cost calculator.


Explore Scholarships

Scholarships are available for distance students enrolled at Emporia State.


Student visiting with financial aid counselor

Financial aid

From grants and scholarships to loans and work study programs, our dedicated staff can help you find the resources to assist you.

Explore financial aid