Emporia State University is on a 207-acre campus in the small town setting of Emporia, Kansas, not far from Wichita.
Emporia State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Emporia State University has fraternities and sororities.
Emporia State University has the Phi Eta Sigma. In fact, more students participate in the Phi Eta Sigma than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Emporia State University include Student Chapter of the American Library Association of ESU, TradPlus Student Organization, Arabic Culture Student Organization and Emporia Kansas Association of Nursing Students.
The Emporia State University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Flintstock and Family Day.
This table offers information on housing at Emporia State University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||19%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||641|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||81%|
Emporia State University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Emporia State University students live off campus. In 2022, 19% of undergrads at Emporia State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 81% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Emporia State University. In the 2021-2022 school year, 641 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Emporia State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Emporia State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Emporia State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Emporia State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Emporia State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Emporia State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Emporia State University has 24-hour residence hall monitoring, safety and self-awareness programs.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Emporia State University, take Interstate 35 to Emporia, KS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National airport.
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