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Online + Distance Education

Quality education, no matter where you live

Emporia State University Online + Distance Education

Through online & hybrid coursework as well as distance sites, ESU has a program that can fit your schedule and your location.


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Distance Locations + Campuses

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Locations + Campuses
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About Distance Education

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Online students tuition + fees

Explore tuition + fees for students attending ESU online.

Online students tuition + fees

Explore Emporia State's programs

Undergraduate Programs

Explore the distance education undergraduate programs.

Graduate Programs

Explore the distance education graduate programs.

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Registration + Course Schedules

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Resources for distance students

To ensure your success, the Office of Distance Education provides students with a number of resources available both on and off campus.

Helpful information

Proctoring Services

Proctoring Guidelines/Proctor Agreement Form

Students are responsible for finding a qualified proctor to administer each exam. The proctor must be a teacher, professor, or administrator in a nearby secondary school, college, university, or testing center. In some instances, a professional employment supervisor may also serve as a proctor, with the instructor’s permission. For assistance finding a proctor, students can contact a school counselor, an academic advisor, the dean of students, or the registrar’s office of a nearby college, university, high school, or local testing center. The Consortium of College Testing Centers is an organization that has testing centers across the country and abroad that provide proctoring services to distance students near their homes. Emporia State University is a member of this consortium. Centers are located in 44 states and Canada. Any fees for proctoring at a specific site selected by the student are the student’s responsibility. Students must submit their proctor information to the ESU Distance Education Office no later than a week before the campus exam.

State Authorization

Emporia State University has been approved to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA).

View Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement


For questions about our distance program offerings and enrollment in online courses, contact the Distance Education Office at 877-332-4249  or