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ESU Tuition & Cost

Emporia, Kansas

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In State Kansas Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Emporia State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,723
Room and Board $9,534
Other Expenses Budget$3,878

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Emporia State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,723
Room and Board $9,534
Other Expenses Budget$3,878

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Emporia State University for undergraduate students residing in Kansas is $5,278. Room and board charges total $9,534 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,000 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $1,723 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,878 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Emporia State University full time should expect a total annual cost of $21,413.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Emporia State University is $13,195 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $9,534 for room and board, $1,000 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $1,723. Students are advised to budget $3,878 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $29,330. This figure is 37% higher than what Kansas residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Emporia State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,437 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Emporia State University, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Emporia State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,465
$30,001 to $48,000$12,971
$48,001 to $75,000$15,070
$75,001 to $110,000$16,759

Financial Aid

96% of full-time undergrad Emporia State University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,246 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 76% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,331 and 8% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,546.

Finanical Aid Emporia State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,246 96%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,690 71%
Pell Grants $4,660 39%
Other Federal Grants $398 26%
State and Local Grants $1,109 27%
Federal Student Loans $5,331 76%
Other Student Loans $9,546 8%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Emporia State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $43,856. The loan balance of $43,856 is a four year multiple of the $10,964 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $465 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $43,856
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $464.95
Total Interest Paid $11,937.59
Sum of All Loan Payments $55,793.59

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year Kansas Residents Non Residents
1 $21,413 $29,330
2 $21,750 $29,792
3 $22,092 $30,260
4 $22,440 $30,737

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Emporia State University to be $85,652 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Emporia State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Kansas Residents $176 $528 $704
Out of State Residents $440 $1,320 $1,760

Estimated cost for a class at Emporia State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Emporia State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Emporia State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155025 IPEDS survey data for Emporia State University.