Student Population at BSU
2022 Student Population
A total of 20,319 students have enrolled at Ball State University - 14,898 undergraduate and 5,421 graduate.
By gender, 7,011 male and 13,308 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 14,259 full-time students and 6,060 part-time students.
The number of students at Ball State University is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Indiana. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Kent State University at Kent and University of South Alabama, its population is relatively small (average population is 23,742).
Ball State University offers online degree/certificate programs and 5,068 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 7,011 male and 13,308 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.53 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 15,287 White students (75.24%) and 1,780 Black or African American students (8.76%) at Ball State University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Ball State University.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||24||8||16|
|Black or African American||1,374||514||860|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||11||4||7|
|Two or More Races||579||238||341|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||3||0||3|
|Black or African American||406||93||313|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||8||2||6|
|Two or More Races||149||39||110|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 15,747 students whose age under twenty five and 2,492 students whose age is over thirty years old at Ball State University.
Especially, 998 students are younger than eighteen and 17 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Ball State University.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||2||0||2|
|65 and over||15||4||11|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Ball State University, 12,168 students (59.88% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 5,068 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 2,362 students live in Indiana where Ball State University is located in and 18 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||5,068||957||4,111|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||7,100||6,565||535|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||8,151||7,376||775|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||5,068||957||4,111|
|Other State in U.S.||18||3||15|
|Outside of U.S.||0||0||0|