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Emporia State University

Emporia, KS 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%

About Emporia State University

Earning your degree from Emporia State University 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 and cheering you on.

Emporia State University is a public, state university in the town of Emporia, Kansas. Emporia State University was founded in 1863. The college currently enrolls around 5,615 students per year, including 2,948 undergrads.

Emporia State University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into Emporia State University. In 2022, Emporia State University accepted 88% of applicants. In 2022, 1,419 students applied to Emporia State University and 1,254 were admitted.

Emporia State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%

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Emporia State University is located in Emporia, Kansas, near Wichita.

If you want to see Emporia State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 35 to Emporia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National.

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Emporia State University Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Emporia State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Emporia State University is Continuous processing.

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Emporia State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Emporia State University is like? There are approximately 5,615 students enrolled at Emporia State University, including 2,948 undergraduate students and 2,667 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from KS and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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