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 College of Communication, Information, and Media empowers its students with passion and purpose. Students, faculty, and alumni collaborate on solutions for complex problems from many perspectives. Our faculty treat students as colleagues, building close ties that often last decades after graduation. On the cusp of Ball State’s second century, we educate the next generation of story tellers to sort through the clamor of data, putting it into context so that its relevant and useful. Rather than train for an age of information, our students learn how to build a world of meaning.
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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.
Adam Mullins applies analytical skills he gained as a math major and computer minor to calculating risks for NASA’s $150 billion International Space Station.
Katharine Hayhoe, one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, will visit Ball State University to deliver the Alice Procter Killey Lecture on March 28.
A Beanie cap that freshmen had to wear. A patch from the Indiana State Normal School. A cheerleader sweater from the 1960s. See some of the archival treasures from Ball State’s first 100 years.
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.