ESU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Emporia State University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into ESU and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,401 out of 1,693 applicants were admitted making Emporia State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Emporia State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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ESU SAT Scores
SAT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
ESU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT92%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ESU ?
Admission data indicates that ESU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Emporia State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>89%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||83%-89%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||74%-83%|
|16 to 19||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 16||Low||<63%|
Avg. High School GPA3.31
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Emporia State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Emporia State University was 3.31 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.31 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ESU accepts 83% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||18%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||9%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
72% of Emporia State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||72%|
|Bottom 50% of class||28%|
|Bottom 25% of class||10%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||43%||44%||43%|
What are the requirements for admission to Emporia State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155025 IPEDS survey data for Emporia State University.