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Celebrating the College of Architecture and Planning during the Centennial

Graduates of Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) have changed the face of Indiana. They work in nearly every major firm in the state, and they make an impact in communities throughout the U.S. and the world. These accomplishments reflect our enduring values—excellence, innovation, courage, integrity, inclusiveness, social responsibility, and gratitude—which have guided us throughout our proud 100-year history and will lead us in our bright future.

David Ferguson

College of Architecture and Planning's New Dean

Dave Ferguson will continue his service on the Ball State University leadership team as dean of the College of Architecture and Planning. Ferguson, whose appointment starts July 1, 2019, brings passion for the college and a collaborative leadership style that positions the college well to seize future opportunities through partnerships, collaboration, and inclusivity.

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The First Year Program

First Year Program
Build a Solid Foundation

We offer four distinct majors to our undergrads, but you’ll start off with a common course of study across the college’s disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning. Our first-year program will give you a broad understanding of what we do while helping you identify the major that’s perfect for you. 

93% PLACEMENT RATE AMONG GRADUATES

61% OF UNDERGRADUATES CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION AT BALL STATE

Real World Learning