Admissions and Financial Aid

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Are you interested in one of our programs? Then it's time to apply! Review our criteria and complete an application to Ball State. Also, take some time to see the scholarships and graduate assistantships we offer to help with the costs of your education.

Activities and Opportunities

You'll take what you learn in the classroom and gain relevant, practical skills in the field through immersive learning and research projects. Our Field Station and Environmental Education Center has six properties featuring forests, meadows, tallgrass prairies, wetlands, and agricultural land. And our17-acre Christy Woods on campus includes a greenhouse for conserving rare orchids. These are just a few of the opportunities you'll have as one of our students.

Alumni Society

Our students are an important part of our department long after they graduate. NREM alumni play key roles in our annual internship and career fair, career panels, and more. See all the ways you can remain a part of our department after you've earned your degree.


Our faculty and students are active researchers in a variety of fields: air, soil, water, wetlands, hazardous wastes, park management, environmental interpretation, and more.
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Contact Us

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management

West Quad, Room 110
Muncie, IN 47306

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.