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Fortunately for you, Emporia, KS offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Emporia College and University Demographics

There are 92 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as sociology, liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic) offered at Emporia's 2 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

Emporia State University is the top-ranked school in Emporia. It was ranked 73rd in the nation in 2010. Emporia State University has a student population of approximately 6,314. Approximately 12% of students studying at Emporia State University choose to study Education, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Emporia colleges and universities is $4,223 per year. Emporia State University charges students $4,636 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Emporia. Flint Hills Technical College has the lowest tuition rate at $3,810 per year.

Financial Aid

Emporia college students received $14,396,672 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $13,908,807 of the total. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $7,718,033, which was given by Emporia State University.

Emporia Student Demographics

In 2010, 6,920 students were enrolled in Emporia schools, which was 3% of the total college students in Kansas. Emporia State University, with 6,314 students, had the highest number of students in Emporia, while Flint Hills Technical College, with only 606 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Emporia colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 58%. For every 100 students who enroll in Emporia schools, 55 eventually graduate. Flint Hills Technical College has a graduation rate of 68%, which is the highest in amongst Emporia schools. The lowest graduation rate is 41% for Emporia State University.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Emporia schools is 63 to 37. 83% of Emporia college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Emporia college students, 24 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Emporia State University, with 24% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Emporia.

Emporia Faculty Demographics

Emporia schools had 1,693 faculty members in 2010. 42% of faculty members at Emporia schools were female. 29% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

Emporia schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 5 in 2009. B Street Design-School of Internationl Hair Styling-Wichita had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Emporia.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Emporia State University Emporia KS 26.6851 61% 6,314
1 miles from location Flint Hills Technical College Emporia KS 25.1103 n/a 606
 
 

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Emporia, KS to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Registered Nurses+ 8,310 $53,120 $67,720
2
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 8,280 $21,170 $25,140
3
Retail Salespersons+ 7,800 $22,630 $25,000
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 7,690 $24,420 $32,000
5
Office Clerks, General+ 6,860 $23,640 $28,240
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 6,680 $28,070 $35,340
7
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 5,750 $39,440 $54,330
8
General and Operations Managers+ 4,470 $84,090 $113,100
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 3,670 $35,730 $39,890
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 3,640 $37,840 $50,770
11
Home Health Aides+ 3,410 $19,840 $21,760
12
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 2,840 $20,090 $24,180
13
Cooks, Restaurant+ 2,720 $17,600 $23,260
14
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 2,550 $33,700 $41,360
15
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 2,530 $40,070 $54,880
16
Cooks, Fast Food+ 2,470 $17,110 $18,540
17
Accountants and Auditors+ 2,430 $51,860 $68,960
18
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 2,420 $36,130 $45,860
19
Construction Laborers+ 2,360 $26,530 $33,590
20
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 2,080 $36,010 $55,620
21
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 1,900 $34,040 $38,200
22
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 1,770 $51,790 $62,260
23
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 1,670 $27,610 $33,270
24
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 1,570 $29,880 $42,780
25
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 1,560 $23,340 $33,300
26
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 1,560 $24,510 $30,100
27
Chief Executives+ 1,530 $128,790 $173,350
28
Coaches and Scouts+ 1,460 $22,980 $35,950
29
Carpenters+ 1,410 $34,160 $43,890
30
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 1,300 $45,830 $50,360
31
Loan Officers+ 1,300 $56,590 $65,900
32
Electricians+ 1,170 $40,400 $51,810
33
Financial Managers+ 1,140 $95,350 $116,970
34
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 1,060 $35,660 $42,250
35
Pharmacy Technicians+ 970 $25,530 $29,330
36
Medical Assistants+ 940 $22,590 $29,760
37
Dental Assistants+ 930 $27,580 $34,140
38
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 870 $43,320 $55,220
39
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers+ 820 $52,420 $57,510
40
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks+ 820 $28,190 $37,070
41
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 810 $73,290 $89,990
42
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians+ 780 $28,880 $35,010
43
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 750 $67,360 $93,670
44
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other+ 740 $60,170 $71,280
45
Medical Secretaries+ 720 $26,010 $31,820
46
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 690 $47,440 $55,970
47
Cooks, Short Order+ 620 $18,610 $21,030
48
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 610 $45,060 $60,160
49
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education+ 610 $40,510 $51,550
50
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 590 $19,410 $26,510