Emporia State in Kansas Offers In-State Tuition to Oklahoma Students
Emporia, KS (06/27/2018) — Students who live in Canadian, Grady, McClain, Kingfisher, Garfield and Grant counties in Oklahoma can enroll at Emporia State University in Kansas without paying out-of-state tuition.
A total of 26 counties in Oklahoma - Canadian, Cleveland, Cherokee, Creek, Garfield, Grady, Grant, Kingfisher, Kay, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Oklahoma, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Pawnee, Payne, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington - are included in the regional university's Corky Plus tuition plan, which offers in-state tuition.
Emporia State, named a College of Distinction for its high-impact, real-world learning experiences and active campus life, offers over 200 academic programs in the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The Teachers College and School of Library and Information Management, is consistently recognized for its educational excellence and affordability. Additionally, for two consecutive years, 98 percent of graduates have begun careers in their fields of study or have been accepted into post-graduate programs.
ESU also is recognized by Abound for its online adult undergraduate programs and graduate school. Graduate school information is online at emporia.edu/grad/.
According to September 2017 data from the Institute for College Access & Success, ESU's Class of 2016 reported an average debt load of $20,433, lower than the Oklahoma average student debt of $25,856. The Best Colleges 2018 guidebook by U.S. News and World Report, ESU is ranked No. 2 in lowest student debt of all Midwest regional universities. U.S. News also cited ESU's School of Business as a best value for both in-state and out-of-state students and ranked the online graduate education program in the Top 100 programs in the nation.
Undergraduate students also save through flat-rate tuition, which charges one price for 10 or more credit hours in a semester. Undergraduate students also can qualify for merit-based presidential and transfer scholarships to offset costs. Learn more at emporia.edu/admissions/scholarships/.
Applications for both undergraduates and graduate students are being accepted for fall 2018 admission. Learn more about ESU, scholarship information and academic programs at emporia.edu.