7 Academic Colleges

4,300 Immersive Learning Student Experiences Each Year

Top 20 Three Online Graduate Programs in “U.S. News and World Report”


Our seven academic colleges provide innovative programs that will give you access to professional experiences and advanced technology from day one, and your degree will be valued by employers.

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Honors College

If you're ready for an extra challenge, our Honors College offers many unique academic opportunities and benefits for qualified high-ability students. These include discussion-based honors courses that substitute for nearly half of Ball State's core curriculum, major scholarships for freshmen and upper-class students, earning an honors diploma and receiving recognition at graduation, and more.


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We have continuing institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission.

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Respected organizations routinely recognize our academic programs, premier facilities, sustainability, and more.

Dual Credits

Earn Ball State credit while you’re still in high school. You can find options both at your school or offered online.