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IPEDS ID: 155025
OPE ID: 00192700
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Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5415
General information:  (620) 341-1200
Website:  www.emporia.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  Town: Remote
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  5,732 (3,605 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
5%
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty24731
Instructional24731
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-119
Instructional-96
Research-23
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Tuition and fees
In-state$5,746$5,936$6,179$6,3452.7%
Out-of-state$17,896$18,524$19,392$19,9182.7%
Books and supplies$800$800$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$7,582$7,968$8,392$8,6843.5%
Other$3,408$3,408$3,470$3,410-1.7%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,582$7,968$8,392$8,6843.5%
Other$3,408$3,408$3,470$3,410-1.7%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,408$3,408$3,470$3,410-1.7%
Total Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
In-state
On Campus$17,536$18,112$19,041$19,4392.1%
Off Campus$17,536$18,112$19,041$19,4392.1%
Off Campus with Family$9,954$10,144$10,649$10,7551.0%
Out-of-state
On Campus$29,686$30,700$32,254$33,0122.4%
Off Campus$29,686$30,700$32,254$33,0122.4%
Off Campus with Family$22,104$22,732$23,862$24,3282.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
In-state tuition$6,084
In-state fees$1,943
Out-of-state tuition$18,924
Out-of-state fees$1,943
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid162895%————
Grant or scholarship aid57487%$3,134,544$5,461
Federal grants24337%$1,085,358$4,466
Pell grants24337%$1,034,728$4,258
Other federal grants13921%$50,630$364
State/local government grant or scholarships14922%$159,528$1,071
Institutional grants or scholarships47171%$1,889,658$4,012
Student loan aid48373%$5,133,619$10,629
Federal student loans47772%$2,834,660$5,943
Other student loans27541%$2,298,959$8,360
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid13,12584%$25,750,826$8,240
Pell grants1,35837%$5,712,159$4,206
Federal student loans2,34263%$16,227,623$6,929
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Average net price$12,645$12,939$14,013
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2014-20152015-20162016-2017
$0 – $30,000$11,417$10,660$11,394
$30,001 – $48,000$12,352$11,317$11,758
$48,001 – $75,000$14,712$13,980$14,284
$75,001 – $110,000$16,637$15,469$16,406
$110,001 and more$16,681$15,891$16,576
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment5,732
Undergraduate enrollment3,605
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment349
Graduate enrollment2,127
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 93%
Part-time: 7%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 38%
Female: 62%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 7%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 70%
Two or more races: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 8%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 88%
25 and over: 12%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 86%
Out-of-state: 10%
Foreign countries: 4%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 19%
Part-time: 81%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 5%
Enrolled in some distance education: 25%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 70%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 76%
Enrolled in some distance education: 9%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 15%
Undergraduate application fee (2017-2018): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2017
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,6935791,114
Percent admitted83%82%83%
Percent admitted who enrolled43%44%43%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
Test Scores: Fall 2017 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
ACT55992%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite1925
ACT English1825
ACT Math1825
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 73%
Part-time students: 50%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 58 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 45%
Transfer-out rate: 29%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 22%
6-year: 42%
8-year: 42%
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 26%
6-year: 45%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2009 or Fall 2011
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 38%
Female: 48%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 43%
Asian: 38%
Black or African American: 23%
Hispanic/Latino: 24%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 51%
Two or more races: 30%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 33%
Non-resident alien: 33%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 42%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 38%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 33%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 37%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 48%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 39%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 49%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 43%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 14%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 50%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 19%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 54%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 51%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 29%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 56%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 47%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 30%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 47%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 47%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 47%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 23%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology9---
Biology/Biological Sciences, General2121--
Category total3021--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting3323d--
Business Administration and Management, General6245d--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General12---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General9---
Category total11668d--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric27---
Category total27---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General7---
Information Science/Studies24---
Category total31---
Education
Art Teacher Education2---
Biology Teacher Education5---
Business Teacher Education58d--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-23--
Curriculum and Instruction-60d--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-45d--
Educational/Instructional Technology-43d-31d
Elementary Education and Teaching122---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education10---
Foreign Language Teacher Education2---
Health Teacher Education0---
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching-23d--
Mathematics Teacher Education18---
Music Teacher Education3---
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching590d-0
Physics Teacher Education3---
Social Studies Teacher Education8---
Special Education and Teaching, General-55d-10d
Speech Teacher Education3---
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-15d--
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-18d--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-17d-2d
Category total186397d-43d
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General167d--
Category total167d--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General0---
Category total0---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Art Therapy/Therapist-9--
Athletic Training/Trainer3---
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-18--
Public Health Education and Promotion33---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse28---
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor1217d--
Category total7644d--
History
History, General98d--
Category total98d--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other20---
Forensic Science and Technology-10--
Category total2010--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies34d---
Category total34d---
Library Science
Archives/Archival Administration---5d
Library and Information Science-145d1d-
Library Science, Other---22d
Category total-145d1d27d
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General221d--
Category total221d--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies19---
Category total19---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General4---
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other---1d
Geology/Earth Science, General7---
Physical Sciences0d15d--
Physics, General4---
Category total15d15d-1d
Psychology
Clinical Psychology-7--
Developmental and Child Psychology-0--
Psychology, General413--
School Psychology-7-9
Category total4117-9
Social Sciences
Economics, General14---
Political Science and Government, General4---
Social Sciences, General2---
Sociology21---
Category total41---
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General21---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General7---
Music, General52--
Category total332--
Grand total696755180
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 54
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 10
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 6
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $5,115
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $3,707
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $1,495
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 83%
Part-time students: 75%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2016-2017 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II with footballMenWomen
All Track Combined129103
Baseball41
Basketball1616
Football118
Soccer24
Softball17
Tennis98
Volleyball12
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1915 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program3/1/1996 - 3/10/2017Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language4/12/2014 - 2/15/2017Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)10/1/2004 - 3/1/2018Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1947 - 2/23/2018Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession100
Drug law violations5410
Liquor law violations504
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations239
Liquor law violations004
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape010
Fondling101
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault010
Burglary6215
Motor vehicle theft100
Arson001
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault010
Burglary323
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate7.2%7.2%6.0%
Number in default10611093
Number in repayment1,4711,5141,525
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)