How to Qualify
Ivy Tech Community College students who graduate with the Honors diploma (24 Honors credit hours in addition to degree requirements) with at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA and are accepted into Ball State University will also be accepted into the Ball State Honors College.
November 1: Priority application deadline/scholarship deadline for Spring semester
March 1: Priority application deadline/scholarship deadline for Summer & Fall semesters
Chat with a current Honors College student at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-285-1024
How Credits Transfer
Ivy Tech honors courses will receive an "H" designation toward completion of the Ball State Honors curriculum. Ball State's HONR 100: Freshman Seminar will be waived. Ivy Tech transfer students will complete three additional requirements to earn the Ball State Honors diploma:
- One 3-credit Honors 390 colloquium course;
- One 3-credit Honors course of the student's choice;
- Senior Honors Project (typically completed through a 3-credit Honors 499 course)
Scholarships & Financial Assistance
Ivy Tech students who have graduated with the Honors Diploma (24 Honors credit hours in addition to degree requirements) and transfer into and persist in the Ball State Honors College with at least a 3.0 GPA will be awarded a $1000 scholarship per semester for up to four semesters. Transfer students will be eligible for additional scholarships, including the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship (worth $4500 per year for two years).
Honors Undergraduate Fellowship funds will be set aside for Ivy Tech Honors College graduates who transfer to the Ball State Honors College.
Ivy Tech Honors College students who transfer into the Ball State Honors College will have the opportunity to enroll in the Pathways Mentoring Program, an initiative designed to foster equity and mentoring at Ball State University. Transfer students will also have the opportunity to earn a minor in African American Studies and/or Women’s and Gender Studies through their Ball State Honors coursework.