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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
3,405
Undergraduate
Students
(63.2%) 2,153 Women
(36.8%) 1,252 Men
2,472
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 1,670 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.43
SAT Math
505 average
470-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
498 average
480-515 range of middle 50%
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
60%
Average Freshman Award
$9,702
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,692
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
249
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
23% 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
5.0% Black/African-American
7.3% Hispanic/Latino
11.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.4% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students
4.9%
First-Year Students Returning
76.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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