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.
To be considered for most financial aid options at Ball State, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You need to complete a new FAFSA each year you're in school.
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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.
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Students from the Music Media Production major helped start an after-school program where Muncie teens produce their own music.
The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur have ranked Ball State’s undergraduate program in entrepreneurship at No. 25.
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.