B.Sc. On Campus

Interdisciplinary Studies

Emporia State University

48 months
21222 USD/year
21222 USD/year
6970 USD/year
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ESU's Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Emporia State University is an accredited alternative to conventional degree programs, providing you a quality multi-disciplinary program of study that fulfills traditional university requirements. 


Designed to meet the Interdisciplinary Studies student's individual goal  at Emporia State University for a college degree, the BID is designed to provide an alternative to conventional degree programs and majors. 

The programme

It provides the mature student an opportunity to design a program of study along the lines of his/ her individual interests without necessarily preparing for employment or admission to a graduate or professional school.

Programme Structure

What can you do with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies?

  • University Student Services
  • Corporate Communications
  • Prepare for Graduate Programs in your area of study
  • Business Manager
  • Computer Program Analyst
  • Fireman
  • Librarian

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Original or notarized copies of all academic credentials (secondary school records, examinations results, diplomas, courses, credits completed, and grades received). Official notarized translated copies must also be sent for all non-English credentials.
  • Non-native English speakers should submit official English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test) scores. Non-native English speakers who do not submit a test score will need to take an English placement exam upon arrival to Emporia State University.
  • Submit a financial guarantee statement certifying the sources and amounts of funding available. International students must show proof of funds on deposit for the total cost of two semesters of study at Emporia State University (one semester exchange/visiting students only need to show proof of funds for one semester).
  • Send a scan of the information page in your passport. This scan must show your picture and name.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10611 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10611 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3485 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Kansas City

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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