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Ball State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

22,083 students

68% admitted

  • 18,291 full time
  • 3,792 part time
  • 8,715 men full time
  • 9,576 women full time
  • 14,302 applied
  • 9,659 admitted
  • 3,844 enrolled

17,785 Undergraduates

$8,318 tuition/year

  • 3,956 Graduates
  • 342 Non-Degree
  • $8,318 in state
  • $662 fees
  • $8,622 room & board
  • $1,020 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Cardinal and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Hannah from Indianapolis, IN
  • 0
  • Ball State has a beautiful, neat, perfect-sized campus however the upper administration lacks coordination, organization and is quite unhelpful and untimely. …

  • Jun-26-2012 Read More
  • Jessica from Munster, IN
  • 0
  • It is a small, cozy community with a lot of opportunities and programs. Classes are usually comfortably sized and can get individualized attention. However, administration can be a hassle…

  • Jun-18-2012 Read More
  • Maeleen from Shorewood, IL
  • 0
  • Ball State is a beautiful small campus and everything is walking distance from everything else. There is a great bus system and it is close to the Village and downtown…

  • Jun-22-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Grace from Portage, IN
  • Dec-31-2011 I am a current student here

    I have a lot of fun here. There's always something to do and there are always new people to meet.

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  • 4
  • Corey from Indianapolis, IN
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    Ball State has a wonderful campus. It has fantastic food courts and beautiful buildings. There is always something going on to get involved in. The great thing about BSU is their programs that allow for free tickets to events. For example, a few months ago the actual broadway play Beauty and the Beast performed on our stage. It was absolutely free to students. Ball State also often gives out free shirts and things to students.

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  • 4
  • Stephanie from Anderson, IN
  • Dec-22-2011 I am a current student here

    I have enjoyed my first semester of my sophomore year at Ball State. It has a lot to offer academically, athletically, and socially. While being here I have taken advantage of many of the activities on campus including joining a sorority.

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  • 5
  • Matthew from Muncie, IN
  • Dec-22-2011 I am a current student here

    To me, I would not rather be in any other Indiana school; I feel very at-home here. I have plugged into various groups, the most influential being the on-campus church, Revolution. The campus is accessible and clean. It has a nice collection of new facilities.

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