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Emporia State University

Emporia, Kansas

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Emporia State University

Public 4 Year

About Emporia State University

Emporia State University, often referred to as Emporia State or ESU, is a public university in Emporia, Kansas, United States, east of the Flint Hills. Established in March 1863 as the Kansas State Normal School, Emporia State is the third-oldest public university in the state of Kansas. Emporia State is one of six public universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents.

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Located in Emporia, Kansas.

1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS, 66801-5415, Lyon County

Emporia State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#873 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Kansas

#11 of 81

2021 Best Public Colleges in Kansas

#6 of 34

Most Popular Majors

Out of 18 majors categories at Emporia State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Emporia State University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni