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Emporia State University was awarded 287 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is physical education teaching and coaching.
According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, ESU is ranked #824 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.
ESU also holds the #7 spot on the Best Colleges in Kansas ranking.
With an acceptance rate of 86%, ESU has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.
Learn more about Emporia State University admissions.
The student to faculty ratio at Emporia State University is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Emporia State University is 88%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Emporia State University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at ESU is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Emporia State University.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,181 undergraduates at ESU with 2,909 being full-time and 272 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ESU, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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 3.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Emporia State University make the most money.
Get more details about the location of Emporia State University.
Contact details for ESU are given below.
|Address:||1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801-5415|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||94||$37,666|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||70||$40,341|
|Business Administration & Management||67||$37,389|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||43||$32,234|
|Fine & Studio Arts||29||$24,501|
|Communication & Media Studies||28||$30,007|
Learn more about the majors offered at Emporia State University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 3,826 students took at least one online class at Emporia State University. This is an increase from the 3,438 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Emporia State University.
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.