Emporia State University requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Emporia State University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Emporia State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Emporia State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 50% of students who start college at Emporia State University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Emporia State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Emporia State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Emporia State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Emporia State University.
Reminder: Check with Emporia State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Emporia State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Emporia State University.
Student Designed Majors
Emporia State University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Emporia State University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Emporia State University
Emporia State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Emporia State University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Emporia State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Emporia State University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Emporia State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Emporia State University.
❌ Emporia State University does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the William Allen White Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Emporia State University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Kansas State University, University of Kansas and Wichita State University
Does Emporia State University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Emporia State University does not have any ROTC programs.
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