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Emporia State, founded as a Normal school in 1863, is a public university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Emporia, 55 miles from Topeka.

Website: www.emporia.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,605
Undergraduate
Students
(62.4%) 2,248 Women
(37.6%) 1,357 Men
2,127
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 1,693 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,818
Out-of-state: $34,735
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,960
Out-of-state: $20,877
Room and Board
$9,408
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$9,036
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,878
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
247
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Emporia Population
24,799
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Wichita
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
17% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Corkey the Hornet
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
8.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.3% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students
6.7% from 50 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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