Admissions and Financial Aid

Are you interested in one of our programs? Then it's time to apply! If you're an incoming freshman or transferring into one of our bachelor's degree programs, you'll need to apply through our Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Anyone planning to pursue a graduate certificate needs to be admitted to our Graduate School.

Paying for College

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Four out of every five students qualify for some kind of merit- or need-based assistance. See what options are available for you.

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Apply for undergraduate scholarships or gain meaningful experience working with our expert faculty while helping cover the costs of your education.

Mitchell Early Childhood and Family Center

Ball State University—in collaboration with the Ball State Child Study Center and the YMCA of Muncie’s Apple Tree Child Development Center—plans to invest in renovating the vacant Mitchell Elementary School, which was previously bound for demolition.

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Activities and Opportunities

Spend time outside the classroom developing your understanding of your future career field and getting to better know your classmates and faculty by joining one of our student organizations.

Our Teachers College

As a student in Ball State's Teachers College, you will join a community that prepares tomorrow's professionals and leaders in all areas of education—a mission that permeates through all of our departments.

Our graduates have a 93 percent placement rate thanks to our dedicated, experienced faculty responsible for our programs, many of whom consistently rank among the best of their kind in the U.S.

About Our Department

Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies

Teachers College (TC), Room 605
Muncie, IN 47306

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.