Emporia State University

ESU Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at ESU? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. See how Emporia State University fared in our 2021 diversity report.

ESU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Emporia State University?

ESU total enrollment is approximately 5,877 students.

3,101 are undergraduates and 408 are graduate students.

ESU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time ESU undergraduate population is made up of 63% women, and 37% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

ESU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,126
Multi-Ethnic 330
Hispanic 214
International 197
Black or African American 141
Unknown 54
Asian 27
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

ESU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 73% of full-time grad students are women, and 27% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

ESU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 166
Unknown 154
International 59
Multi-Ethnic 13
Black or African American 10
Hispanic 3
Asian 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

ESU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,004 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2004 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  42.98 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does ESU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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ESU is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

ESU is ranked 2,270 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2270 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  40.12 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at ESU is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

ESU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,135
Unknown 1,571
Multi-Ethnic 382
International 288
Hispanic 263
Black or African American 175
Asian 42
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Emporia State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 638
Asian 26
Black or African American 16
Multi-Ethnic 8
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

ESU ranks 2,090 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2090 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  44.87 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,934 female students and 1,943 male students at ESU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of ESU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  86.02 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 424 female teachers and 320 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

10.22% Out of State
4.36% Out of the Country

ESU ranks 1,479 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

10.22% of ESU students come from out of state, and 4.36% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  32 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 12 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Kansas 571
Oklahoma 10
Texas 6
Illinois 2
Nebraska 2

International Students at ESU

Students from 58 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
42.22% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  86.53 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At ESU, 42.22% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,344
22-24 1,093
18-19 1,076
35 and over 875
25-29 811
30-34 428
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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