Ball State University

Muncie, IN, USA
3.97 Average Rating

Originally founded as a teacher’s college, Ball State University is a public institution in eastern Indiana. Ball State is home to seven colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in more than 120 academic majors. Throughout the year, Ball State programs a number of all-campus events and showcases from the Air Jam lip sync contest to the winter Dance Marathon. For those interested in media production, the university TV station hosts a student-run late night talk show called BSU Tonight.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
83%
Out of State Students
15%
0
100
62%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1070
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 10, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
22,513
Total Number of Undergrads
17,004
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
60%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,201
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,890
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,462
0
100
71%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,921
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
400
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Indianapolis
Muncie
Chicago
Fort Wayne
Cincinnati
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
62%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.97 Average Rating
A great school to find yourself. A fun school to meet new people and establish life long relationships. A wonderful place to prepare to take on the rest of your life.
Dante from Crete, IL
Ball State has great academics, student life/community opportunities, and prepares you for life after college. I love living on campus and participating in as many activities as I can.
Hannah from Middletown, IN

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