ESU

Emporia State University

1 Kellogg Cir, Emporia, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
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  • Currently Enrolled
    3
  • Previously Enrolled
    19

Overview of Emporia State University (ESU)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,605
    • Men:1,357 Men (37.6%)
    • Women:2,248 Women (62.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (ESU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Emporia State University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
December 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 Kellogg Circle
City, State, Zip
Emporia, KS 66801-5415
Phone
(620) 341-5465
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Minimum ACT score of 21, or rank in the top 1/3 and completed QA core classes with cum 2.0 GPA, 22 Math subscore, or completed 4th year of math required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 1,693 applicants were admitted
Women
83% of 1,114 applicants were admitted
Men
82% of 579 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
955 (68%) of 1,401 admitted students enrolled
Women
614 (66%) of 927 admitted students enrolled
Men
341 (72%) of 474 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
54%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (ESU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $6,345|Out-of-state: $19,918 (32.64%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,684 (44.67%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (5.14%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,410 (17.54%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Emporia State University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001927
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
543 (89.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
406 (74.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
404 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
62 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$9,538
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 403 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,468
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 324 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $213
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 33 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
143 (23.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,754

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,561 (77.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,180 (85.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,167 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
288 (13.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$9,540
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,074 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,716
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,796 (82.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,204
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 100 (4.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
598 (18.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,982

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,816
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
22.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
8.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Jones Foundation Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,185

Academics & Instruction (ESU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


247

Part-Time Faculty


31

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


73%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
578,139
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
410
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Emporia State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


26.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


40.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.6%

Programs & Majors (ESU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (34)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy

Master's Programs of Study (37)


  • Accounting
  • Art Therapy
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Botany
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Cell Biology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Biology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Zoology

Campus Life (ESU)

Location & Geography

Population


24,799

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Wichita

Campus Size


207 acres

Weather


Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 84.2 average high in September
Rain
97 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Emporia
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Topeka

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


17% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


83%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Corkey the Hornet
School Colors
Old gold and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Emporia State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, phi eta sigma, student chapter of the american library association of esu, tradplus student organization, arabic culture student organization, emporia kansas association of nursing students

Sororities


10% of women participate

Fraternities


11% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,340

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,605
Women
2,248
Men
1,357

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

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


2,127

Student Resources (ESU)

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