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Ball State University

United States of America

1070th US-News World Ranking

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)

Ball State University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.8
GPA
30
IB
80
Percentage
62%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: $ 24,460

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

Deadlines

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.

Ball State University Rankings

Global

1070
US News
1070
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
192
US News
501
Forbes
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University Stats

University Stats
22513

Students

University Stats
17004

Undergraduates

University Stats
5509

Postgraduate

University Stats
1245

Faculty Strength

University Stats
18

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
62
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
$
24794

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
11000

Living Cost

University Stats
$
1344

Other Fees

University Stats
2.8

Avg. GPA

University Stats
30

Avg. IB

University Stats
80
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD

Reach Out

2000 W. University Avenue! Muncie! IN 47306,United States of America

askus@bsu.edu

(765) 285-8300

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