Our top-ranked academic programs make us one of the best in the Midwest. Our research helps shape the world around us. And our passionate and nurturing faculty steer this every step of the way.
The Honors College provides distinctive learning experiences, bringing together students from all majors in engaging, interdisciplinary, impactful discussions. In the past 60 years, more than 7,000 Honors College graduates have completed our specialized curriculum as part of their Ball State undergraduate degree. In this University Centennial Year, the Honors College is building upon our existing local community partnerships to develop new and timely opportunities for collaboration. We welcome your participation in these free events.
Thanks to your input, we have drafted a proposed strategic plan for Ball State’s long-term vision through 2040. Now we want your feedback.
Explore our innovative degrees, immersive learning opportunities, engaging campus, and many more ways our empowering experience sets you up to excel.
Branch out, delve into your passions, and make yourself more marketable in your field.
Founded in 1918 in Muncie, Indiana, the university has grown to more than 22,500 students. Guided by the principles of Beneficence, programs focus on an innovative, immersive approach.
Mr. Nelson worked for UPS for 37 years after earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
During its nearly 60 years, its alumni have served their communities as physicians, diplomats, actors, researchers, journalists, teachers, and much more.
Before the Amphibian Man in “The Shape of Water” and The Pale Man in “Pan’s Labyrinth,” he was Charlie Cardinal at University events.
It’s college. You have a whole new world to explore, where social, cultural, and other recreational opportunities abound. And our residence halls will place you in the heart of all this while offering an incredible value.