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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Gain meaningful experience working with our expert faculty while helping cover the costs of your education.

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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.

Celebrating the Teachers College during the Centennial

A solid and engaging education begins with effective classroom teachers and draws upon the talents of counselors, psychologists, technologists, principals, superintendents, researchers, and those involved in curriculum development and special education. Since Ball State’s earliest days, the Teachers College’s programs have prepared students to step into these critical responsibilities. To recognize and celebrate the contributions of its students, faculty, and alumni, Teachers College will host events throughout November and December.

About Our Department

Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies

Applied Technology Building (AT), Room 249
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

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