Ball State University

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The sprawling Ball State University or BSU is a public research university located in Muncie, Indiana and was founded in 1918. Ball State is classified by the Carnegie Classification  as a doctoral university: higher research activity.

The university is composed of eight academic colleges (College of Architecture and Planning, Miller College of Business, College of Communication, Information and Media, College of Health, College of Sciences and Humanities, Teachers College, Honors College and University College). The Eight Academic Colleges offer more than 190 undergraduate majors and more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees.Ball State University stresses opportunities to incorporate hands-on research, community work and immersive capstone projects.  The school is also widely known for its commitment to environmental sustainability.

The most popular majors at Ball State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.

BSU is a home to over 21,000 students with more than 1500 faculty members.

Ball State administers financial aid resources from federal, state, institutional, and private student aid programs. Along with grants, scholarships, loans and employment, BSU offers other types of assistance too. This additional assistance includes fee remissions, vocational rehabilitation, tuition discounts, and aid for student-athletes. Ball State University celebrates diversity and inclusion as part of the community and culture. At Ball State, diversity is an integral part of their identity. Ball State University aspires to be a university that attracts and retains a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Ball State is committed to ensuring that all members of the campus community are welcome through practice of valuing the varied experiences and world views of those serve.

Notable Alumni: Jim Davis (Cartoonist of Garfield), Joyce DeWitt (Actress in Three's Company), Angelin Chang (Grammy-award winning classical pianist), David Letterman (Host of the Late Show with David Letterman), Anthony Montgomery (Actor, Star Trek: Enterprise)

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Bachelor of Architecture program is the only undergraduate degree in the region that prepares you for a more direct route into professional licensure without requiring a professional masters degree in architecture.

Complete online application form, Official high school transcript, A one-page applicant statement, Resume, Recommendation, Test scores: SAT scores use code 1051, ACT scores use code 1176, TOEFL score of 79, IELTS score of 6.5, Pearson s PTE of 53, Passport Photocopy, Financial Documentation

Architect, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Researcher

7th Jul

English

The four-year environmental design degree is a strong, design-based education focused on understanding and interacting with built environments. If you re interested in architecture-related careers, but not one as a licensed architect, this is the major for you.

Complete online application form, Official high school transcript, A one-page applicant statement, Resume, Recommendation, Test scores: SAT scores use code 1051, ACT scores use code 1176, TOEFL score of 79, IELTS score of 6.5, Pearson s PTE of 53, Passport Photocopy, Financial Documentation

Environmetal Engineer, Architectural Drafter,Consultant, Researcher

7th Jul

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The immersive learning programs, including Business Fellows and Building Better Communities, will make you part of a team that finds a practical solution for a business or community partner. Working with a faculty mentor, you drive the learning process and often make a difference.

Complete online application form, Official high school transcript, A one-page applicant statement, Resume, Recommendation, Test scores: SAT scores use code 1051, ACT scores use code 1176, TOEFL score of 79, IELTS score of 6.5, Pearson s PTE of 53, Passport Photocopy, Financial Documentation

Public Accountant, Management Analyst, Banking Professional , Teacher

7th Jul

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If analyzing and solving problems that affect people's financial security interests you, you should consider a major in actuarial science. You ll receive a solid foundation in the mathematics and business education that you need to become an actuary and become prepared to take the professional exams.

Complete online application form, Official high school transcript, A one-page applicant statement, Resume, Recommendation, Test scores: SAT scores use code 1051, ACT scores use code 1176, TOEFL score of 79, IELTS score of 6.5, Pearson s PTE of 53, Passport Photocopy, Financial Documentation

Actuary, Budget Analyst, Cost Estimator, Insurance Underwriter,

7th Jul

English

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science (with a major in architecture) is ideal if you re interested in pursuing a professional architecture degree at the master's level (an MArch), at Ball State or at another institution

Complete online application form, Official high school transcript, A one-page applicant statement, Resume, Recommendation, Test scores: SAT scores use code 1051, ACT scores use code 1176, TOEFL score of 79, IELTS score of 6.5, Pearson s PTE of 53, Passport Photocopy, Financial Documentation

Architect, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Researcher

7th Jul

a) University online application

b) Official high school transcripts and diplomas

c) Official SAT/ACT scores

d) Average SAT Score 1638, Average ACT Score 22

e) Average GPA 3.4

f) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

g) TOEFL: IBT-79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE 53

h) Acceptance rate: 59.9% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 24,460

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 11,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall- July 7, Spring- November-24, Summer-March 23

Graduate: The Graduate School must receive all application materials no later than one week before the beginning of the academic term the applicant wishes to start.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

22500

Students

17000

Undergraduates

5500

Postgraduate

1245

Faculty Strength

18

Student Faculty Ratio

61
%

Acceptance Rate

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24460

Tuition Fees

$
11000

Living Cost

3.5

Avg. GPA

60
%

Avg. Percentage

1100

Avg. SAT

21

Avg. ACT

* All cost are in USD