Shafer Tower

Population 68,625 according to the most recent U.S. Census Data

Muncie is an All-America City Award Winner for 2020

Recognized Twice as the State's Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Student Tours and Visits

Thinking about attending Ball State? The best way to get a true feel for our university is to spend some time here, so we encourage you and your family to schedule a campus visit. Take a tour, attend an information session, meet with a professor in your area of interest, and ask plenty of questions. Our Office of Undergraduate Admissions schedules tours throughout the year, including group tours and days special for transfer students. If you're thinking about Graduate School, we encourage you to reach out directly to your program of interest and set up an appointment to meet with the faculty.

Lodging and Dining

Ball State is located in Muncie, Indiana, a mid-sized city 55 miles (one hour) northeast of downtown Indianapolis. Just off Interstate 69, Muncie’s location in the heart of the Midwest makes it easily accessible by highways and charter flights from many locations, including the Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Dayton airports.