Emporia State University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,154
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$14,319
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.79%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
84.7%
1,670 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
5,877
59.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
45.3%
272 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 (126 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (60 degrees), and General Psychology (49 degrees).

In 2019, 1,633 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Emporia State University. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (957 degrees), 2.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (365 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University is $5,154, which is $-16,872 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University is $5,154, which is $-16,872 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,319.

In 2019, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,154
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Emporia State University was $5,154. The cost of tuition at Emporia State University is $-16,872 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$14,319
2019 Value
4.75%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Emporia State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,319. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Emporia State University grew by 4.75%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,910
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Emporia State University was of $8,910 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.6% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Emporia State University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 3.9% with respect to 2018, when 77% 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.
6.79%
2017 Default Rate
92
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Emporia State University was 6.79%, which represents 92 out of the 1355 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 1,670 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.33% annual growth. Out of those 1,670 applicants, 1,414 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.7% acceptance rate.

There were 5,877 students enrolled at Emporia State University in 2019, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Emporia State University has an overall enrollment yield of 48.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,414
Accepted Out of 1,670

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Emporia State University was 84.7% (1,414 admissions from 1,670 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 85.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 1.33%, while admissions grew by 0.569%.

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SAT Scores

3%
Submission Percentage
23
Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at Emporia State University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Emporia State University has a total enrollment of 5,877 students. The full-time enrollment at Emporia State University is 3,509 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,368. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Emporia State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Emporia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.3% White, 6.5% Two or More Races, 4.48% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Black or African American, 0.715% Asian, 0.323% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.034% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Emporia State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.4%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Two or More Races Female (6.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.6%), followed by White Male (8.09%) and Two or More Races Female (1.72%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Emporia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,877 students. The full-time enrollment at Emporia State University is 3,509 and the part-time enrollment is 2,368. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Emporia State University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2019 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 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Emporia State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,135
  2. Two or More Races
    382
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    263

The enrolled student population at Emporia State University is 53.3% White, 6.5% Two or More Races, 4.48% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% Black or African American, 0.715% Asian, 0.323% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.034% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 1,571 students (26.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 575 more women than men received degrees from Emporia State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Emporia State University is white (957 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (365 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Emporia State University is Elementary Education & Teaching (126 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (60 degrees) and General Psychology (49 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 (151 degrees awarded), Education (620 degrees), and Math & Statistics (30 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 (1,537,900 people), Secondary school teachers (558,318 people), Education administrators (295,167 people), Postsecondary teachers (262,664 people), and Other managers (228,405 people).

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (151 degrees awarded), Education (620 degrees), Math & Statistics (30 degrees), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), and Psychology (93 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Computer hardware engineers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (151 degrees awarded), Education (620 degrees), Math & Statistics (30 degrees), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), and Psychology (93 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 (3,015,466 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (533,533 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (293,019 people), Computer Systems Design (192,018 people), and Outpatient care centers (179,097 people).

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (151 degrees awarded), Education (620 degrees), Math & Statistics (30 degrees), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), and Psychology (93 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. 126 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 60 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 49 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Emporia State University was Elementary Education & Teaching with 126 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

529
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,104
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 529 degrees were awarded to men at Emporia State University, which is 0.479 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,104).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Emporia State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.17 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 117 degrees were awarded to women at Emporia State University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 13 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 26% of students graduating from Emporia State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Emporia State University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.1% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    957 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    365 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Emporia State University is white (957 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (365 degrees).

22.4% of degree recipients (365 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    668 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    289 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Emporia State University is white female (668 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (289 degrees).

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Operations

Emporia State University has an endowment valued at nearly $79.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $817k (1.03%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Emporia State University had a total salary expenditure of $89M. Emporia State University employs 78 Assistant professors, 68 Professors, and 57 Associate professors. Most academics at Emporia State University are Male Professors (43), Female Assistant professors(42), and Male Assistant professors (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Emporia State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 112 employees, Management, with 96 employees, and Service with 80 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$79.1M
2019 Endowment
2.57%
growth from 2018

Emporia State University has an endowment valued at about $79.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Emporia State University grew 2.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $40.6M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.4M - Federal
  2. $979k - State
  3. $177k - Local

As of 2019, Emporia State University received $2.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $979k from state grants and contracts, and $177k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$40.4M
2019 Salaries
1.73%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Emporia State University paid a median of $40.4M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($89M) and a 1.73% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.15% decline from 2017 and a 7.35% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16M
Instructional Salaries
249
Number of Employees

In 2019, Emporia State University paid a total of $16M to 249 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
78 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
112 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Emporia State University were Assistant professor with 78 employees; Professor with 68 employees; and Professor with 57 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Emporia State University were Office and Administrative Support with 112 employees; Management with 96 employees; and Service with 80 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Emporia State University was Male Professor with 43 employees, Female Assistant professor with 42 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 36 employees.

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