Emporia State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,027

2.74% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,013

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.75%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

82.8%

1,693 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

5,732

65.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

44.5%

256 Graduates

About

Emporia State University is a higher education institution located in Lyon County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Emporia State University were Elementary Education & Teaching (122 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees), and General Psychology (43 degrees).

In 2017, 1,556 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Emporia State University. 66.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,143 degrees), 15.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (72 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University is $5,027, which is $-15,706 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University is $5,027, which is $-15,706 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,013.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,027

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Emporia State University was $5,027. The cost of tuition at Emporia State University is $-15,706 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$14,013

2017 Value

8.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Emporia State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,013. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Emporia State University grew by 8.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,392

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Emporia State University was of $8,392 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 5.32% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Emporia State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.33% with respect to 2016, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

5.75%

2016 Default Rate

82

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Emporia State University was 5.75%, which represents 82 out of the 1427 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Emporia State University received 1,693 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.529% annual decline. Out of those 1,693 applicants, 1,401 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.8% acceptance rate.

There were 5,732 students enrolled at Emporia State University in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Emporia State University has an overall enrollment yield of 43.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,401

Accepted Out of 1,693

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Emporia State University was 82.8% (1,401 admissions from 1,693 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 87.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -0.529%, while admissions declined by -5.85%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Emporia State University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Emporia State University has a total enrollment of 5,732 students. The full-time enrollment at Emporia State University is 3,751 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,981. This means that 65.4% of students enrolled at Emporia State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Emporia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.3% White, 5.22% Two or More Races, 5.11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Black or African American, 0.768% Asian, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0349% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Emporia State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.1%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Two or More Races Female (4.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (24.8%), followed by White Male (11.4%) and Two or More Races Female (2.68%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Emporia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,732 students. The full-time enrollment at Emporia State University is 3,751 and the part-time enrollment is 1,981. This means that 65.4% of students enrolled at Emporia State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Emporia State University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Emporia State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,457

  2. Two or More Races

    299

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    293

The enrolled student population at Emporia State University is 60.3% White, 5.22% Two or More Races, 5.11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Black or African American, 0.768% Asian, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0349% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 989 students (17.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 512 more women than men received degrees from Emporia State University. The majority of degree recipients at Emporia State University are white (1,143 degrees awarded). There were 15.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (72 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Emporia State University is Elementary Education & Teaching (122 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees) and General Psychology (43 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Emporia State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (173 degrees awarded), Education (634 degrees), and Physical Sciences (32 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,932,821 people), Secondary school teachers (353,264 people), Education administrators (270,006 people), Postsecondary teachers (232,495 people), and Other managers (188,582 people).

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (173 degrees awarded), Education (634 degrees), Physical Sciences (32 degrees), Math & Statistics (26 degrees), and History (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (173 degrees awarded), Education (634 degrees), Physical Sciences (32 degrees), Math & Statistics (26 degrees), and History (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,848,751 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (439,274 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (181,350 people), Computer Systems Design (161,279 people), and Legal services (106,627 people).

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (173 degrees awarded), Education (634 degrees), Physical Sciences (32 degrees), Math & Statistics (26 degrees), and History (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Emporia State University.

Most Common

  1. 122 degrees awarded

  2. 64 degrees awarded

  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Emporia State University was Elementary Education & Teaching with 122 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 522

  2. 1,034

In 2017, 522 degrees were awarded to men at Emporia State University, which is 0.505 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,034).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded to men at Emporia State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.53 times more than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 120 degrees were awarded to women at Emporia State University in Library & Information Science, which is 4.62 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 22% of students graduating from Emporia State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (54.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Emporia State University is Female and White (54.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.781% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,143 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    72 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Emporia State University is white (1,143 degrees awarded). There were 15.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (72 degrees).

4.63% of degree recipients (72 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    793 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    350 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Emporia State University is white female (793 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (350 degrees).

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Operations

Emporia State University has an endowment valued at nearly $74.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $78.5k (0.105%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Emporia State University had a total salary expenditure of $86.3M. Emporia State University employs 81 Assistant professors, 73 Professors, and 57 Associate professors. Most academics at Emporia State University are Female Assistant professors (47), Male Professors(45), and Male Assistant professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Emporia State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 110 employees, Management, with 91 employees, and Service with 73 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$74.4M

2017 Endowment

8.11%

growth from 2016

Emporia State University has an endowment valued at about $74.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Emporia State University grew 8.11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $41.3M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.86M - Federal

  2. $888k - State

  3. $156k - Local

As of 2017, Emporia State University received $1.86M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $888k from state grants and contracts, and $156k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$39.8M

2017 Salaries

7.35%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Emporia State University paid a median of $39.8M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($86.3M) and a 7.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13% decline from 2015 and a 2.61% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.6M

Instructional Salaries

247

Number of Employees

In 2017, Emporia State University paid a total of $15.6M to 247 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

81 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

110 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Emporia State University were Assistant professor with 81 employees; Professor with 73 employees; and Professor with 57 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Emporia State University were Office and Administrative Support with 110 employees; Management with 91 employees; and Service with 73 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Emporia State University was Female Assistant professor with 47 employees, Male Professor with 45 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 34 employees.

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