Emporia State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,893

4.95% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,939

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.21%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

87.4%

1,702 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

5,887

66% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.8%

270 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 (119 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (62 degrees), and Accounting (44 degrees).

In 2016, 1,507 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Emporia State University. 66.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,138 degrees), 15.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University is $4,893, which is $-15,267 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University is $4,893, which is $-15,267 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,939.

In 2016, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,893

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Emporia State University was $4,893. The cost of tuition at Emporia State University is $-15,267 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,939

2016 Value

2.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Emporia State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,939. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Emporia State University grew by 2.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,968

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Emporia State University was of $7,968 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 5.09% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Emporia State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, 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.

7.21%

2015 Default Rate

106

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Emporia State University was 7.21%, which represents 106 out of the 1471 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 1,702 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.96% annual decline. Out of those 1,702 applicants, 1,488 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.4% acceptance rate.

There were 5,887 students enrolled at Emporia State University in 2016, and 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Emporia State University has an overall enrollment yield of 44.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,488

Accepted Out of 1,702

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Emporia State University was 87.4% (1,488 admissions from 1,702 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 87%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -1.96%, while admissions declined by -1.46%.

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SAT Scores

1%

Submission Percentage

6

Scores Submitted

1% of enrolled first-time students at Emporia State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Emporia State University has a total enrollment of 5,887 students. The full-time enrollment at Emporia State University is 3,884 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,003. This means that 66% of students enrolled at Emporia State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Emporia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.2% White, 5.21% Hispanic or Latino, 5.06% Two or More Races, 4.03% Black or African American, 0.849% Asian, 0.323% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0849% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Emporia State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.2%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Two or More Races Female (4.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (12.1%) and Black or African American Male (1.77%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Emporia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,887 students. The full-time enrollment at Emporia State University is 3,884 and the part-time enrollment is 2,003. This means that 66% of students enrolled at Emporia State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2016 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 71%. 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

    3,779

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    307

  3. Two or More Races

    298

The enrolled student population at Emporia State University is 64.2% White, 5.21% Hispanic or Latino, 5.06% Two or More Races, 4.03% Black or African American, 0.849% Asian, 0.323% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0849% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 699 students (11.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 487 more women than men received degrees from Emporia State University. The majority of degree recipients at Emporia State University are white (1,138 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Emporia State University is Elementary Education & Teaching (119 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (62 degrees) and Accounting (44 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 (149 degrees awarded), Education (600 degrees), and Physical Sciences (37 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 (1,985,398 people), Secondary school teachers (369,693 people), Education administrators (281,083 people), Postsecondary teachers (275,018 people), and Miscellaneous managers (223,085 people).

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (149 degrees awarded), Education (600 degrees), Physical Sciences (37 degrees), English (41 degrees), and Math & Statistics (27 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 Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (149 degrees awarded), Education (600 degrees), Physical Sciences (37 degrees), English (41 degrees), and Math & Statistics (27 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 (2,951,853 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (481,735 people), Hospitals (207,914 people), Computer Systems Design (171,574 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (137,742 people).

The most specialized majors at Emporia State University are Library Science (149 degrees awarded), Education (600 degrees), Physical Sciences (37 degrees), English (41 degrees), and Math & Statistics (27 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. 119 degrees awarded

  2. 62 degrees awarded

  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Emporia State University was Elementary Education & Teaching with 119 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 510

  2. 997

In 2016, 510 degrees were awarded to men at Emporia State University, which is 0.512 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (997).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Emporia State University in Physical Education Teaching & Coaching, which is 1.36 times more than the 53 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 113 degrees were awarded to women at Emporia State University in Library & Information Science, which is 4.04 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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, 39% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Emporia State University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.48% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,138 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    73 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Emporia State University is white (1,138 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

2.32% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    778 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    360 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Emporia State University is white female (778 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (360 degrees).

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Operations

Emporia State University has an endowment valued at nearly $70.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $28k (0.0396%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Emporia State University had a total expenditure of $84.7M. Of that $84.7M, they spent $42.6M on salaries and $84.7M on benefits.

Emporia State University employs 71 Professors, 69 Associate professors, and 69 Assistant professors. Most academics at Emporia State University are Male Professors (45), Male Associate professors(41), and Female Assistant professors (35).

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

Finances

Endowment

$70.7M

2015 Endowment

1.66%

decline from 2014

Emporia State University has an endowment valued at about $70.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Emporia State University declined 1.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $41.8M 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. $1.75M - Federal

  2. $1.03M - State

  3. $150k - Local

As of 2015, Emporia State University received $1.75M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.03M from state grants and contracts, and $150k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$42.6M

Salary Expenditure

$84.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Emporia State University had a total expenditure of $84.7M. Of that $84.7M, they spent $42.6M on salaries and $84.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$42.6M

2015 Salaries

2.61%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Emporia State University paid a median of $42.6M in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($84.7M) and a 2.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.75% decline from 2013 and a 2.73% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.9M

Instructional Salaries

254

Number of Employees

In 2015, Emporia State University paid a total of $14.9M to 254 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

71 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

112 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Emporia State University were Professor with 71 employees; Associate professor with 69 employees; and Associate professor with 69 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Emporia State University were Management with 112 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 112 employees; and Service with 96 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Emporia State University was Male Professor with 45 employees, Male Associate professor with 41 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Emporia State University.

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