Peer institutions are colleges and universities similar to Ball State in role, scope, and mission. These institutions are used for strategic planning and decision-making purposes. The peer institutions can be categorized as aspirational (institutions already where we are trying to be) and comparison (institutions that are in a similar place to where we currently are).

 Data from Peer Institutions


Official Comparison Peer Institutions

  • Bowling Green State University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana State University
  • Kent State University at Kent
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Portland State University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • University of Akron Main Campus
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • University of Memphis
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Western Michigan University