Emporia State University (ESU) is a leading comprehensive university located in the city of Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas, USA. It is the first and only university in the world to offer a four-year degree in Engraving Arts.

Emporia State University is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. In addition, many programs hold accreditation from their respective agencies. The School of Business received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The ESOL teacher licensure program is accredited by KSDE and the teacher education unit of ESU is accredited by NCATE. The School of Library and Information Management offers an ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree program.

Ranking Profile:

- Emporia State University is ranked 84th among Tier 1 Regional Universities (Midwest) by US News (2011).

- Placed among Tier 3 Master's Universities (Midwest) by US News & World Report (2010).

- 33rd nationally in the US News Ranking of Rehabilitation Counseling Programs (2008).

- Named one of the “Best in the Midwest ” by the Princeton Review. The Review based its rankings on standards for academic excellence and surveys of current students.

- It is among the best values in the country for a college education, according to the Princeton Review. The publication listed ESU among 150 colleges on the “best value” list (2006).

- Emporia State University was identified as a "best value" by the Kaplan/Newsweek College Catalog 2001. ESU was named a "top school" in six of its college and university ranking categories.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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