U.S. News & World Report 2022 College Rankings

Top 25 Program - Center for information, and Communication Sciences

Broadcast Education Association (2022)

  • No. 2 - Sports
  • No. 7 - Overall
  • No. 7 - Documentary
  • No. 27 - Film & Video

Wall Street Journal

  • Best Value in America for a Graduate Degree from Ball State Center for Information and Communication Sciences

Indiana Forensic Association State Speech Tournament

  • State Champions. The 2022 championship was Ball State's 12th consecutive year winning the competition

Sportscasters Talent Agency of America

  • Ball State ranked No. 3 in the Top 20 Sports Broadcasting Schools

MediaFest Awards

  • 2022:The Ball State Daily News was one of only 19 newspapers in the country to earn a Pacemaker. This is the fourth year in a row they have earned a Pacemaker.
  • Ball Bearings magazine earned a second-place 2021-22 Pinnacle Award, in the nationwide category of Four-Year Feature Magazine of the Year, from the College Media Association
  • The McKinley Avenue Agency earned a first-place 2021-22 Pinnacle Award, in the Display Ad category, from the College Media Association. The agency designs display ads for The Ball State Daily News and Ball Bearings magazine.

Esports Program

  • Esports '21-'22 Community of the Year by Collegiate Sports Management Group