School Overview

Ball State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Muncie, Indiana. BSU ranked 159th in National Universities and 5th in Indiana Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 20,319 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. BSU's acceptance rate is 68.17% last year (undergraduate school).
Ball State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN 47306
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Ball State University is 68.17% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 20.96%. The application fees are $60 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate68.17 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.96 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

BSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $10,290 for Indiana residents and $27,524 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $10,144 for Indiana residents and $26,600 for out-of-students.
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,290$27,524
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,144$26,600
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 20,319 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 5,068 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. BSU has 14,898 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 5,421 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students20,319
Undergraduate Students14,898
Graduate Students5,421
Online Enrollment5,068

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs320 Programs
Number of online programs71 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

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Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification