U.S. News & World Report 2022 College Rankings

  • Best Masters Programs:
    • No. 140 - English
    • No. 164 - Public Affairs

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

  • Ball State’s Department of Chemistry is a longtime, major partner of this interuniversity summer research program which serves as a model for other universities. It is funded by the National Science Foundation to advance STEM for historically underrepresented students.

Ball State’s Voting System Technical Oversight Program (VSTOP):

  • Affiliated with the Bowen Center for Public Affairs
  • VSTOP assists the Indiana Secretary of State in the instruction of the State's election administrators and officials through their Certificate in Election Administration, Technology, and Security (CEATS) program.
  • In April 2022, CEATS was named by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission as a 2021 Clearinghouse Award winner for the category of "Outstanding Innovations in Elections-Large Jurisdictions.
  • VSTOP has also received an honorable mention for "Outstanding Use of Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Grants in Election Modernization” by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.