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.
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.
Meaningful research and scholarship solve real-world problems. Our talented faculty and staff are making discoveries that improve lives and change the world.
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Women’s volleyball’s Marie Plitt and brother Drew on the football team have anything but a rivalry.
The program also provides incentive for new donors to support Ball State students by matching each dollar raised by Ball State up to $5 million.
Now in Year Two, the pioneering partnership is transforming the district into a national model for innovative education.
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.