Emporia State University Teaching Programs
Emporia State University is a public institution situated in Emporia, Kansas. The location of ESU is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.
Emporia State University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ESU.
Where Is Emporia State University?
Contact details for ESU are given below.
|Address:||1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801-5415|
How Do I Get Into ESU?
You can apply to ESU online at: www.emporia.edu/admissions/apply
Admission Requirements for ESU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into ESU?
Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.
Can I Afford Emporia State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ESU, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $6,303 a year. That adds up to $25,212 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at ESU is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Emporia State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,647 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,909 full-time undergraduates at ESU, 36% are male and 64% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Emporia State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||131|
|Hispanic or Latino||387|
Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Emporia State University. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 58 countries are represented at ESU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Emporia State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at ESU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of ESU
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University was $5,936 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $18,524. The following table shows how ESU is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching||#1||#4|
|Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education||#1||#4|
|Teacher Development & Methodology||#4||#38|
|Teaching English or French||#4||#22|
|Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor||#4||#22|
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||#9||#30|
|Instructional Media Design||#10||#102|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#10||#100|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#10||#100|
|General Special Education||#22||#118|
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||#25||#179|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#28||#142|
Online Growth Rankings of ESU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Emporia State University was 8.8%. This is the #1,044 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ESU regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ESU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at ESU.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Emporia State University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Ethan James Scherrer under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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