If you are or will be a high school graduate or have earned a high school equivalency diploma (TASC or GED), you may apply for admission to Ball State Online.

Admissions Process

Admission requirements for online study are the same as they are on the main campus.

IF YOU ARE 23 OR OLDER

You must be a graduate of an accredited high school or have earned a high school equivalency diploma (TASC or GED). To qualify for admission, you must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Minimum GED scores: Passing Score/Passing Score with Honors of at least 150-200.

Minimum scores if you took the GED before 2014:

  • Standard Average score of at least 520 (or 52 for tests prior to 2002)
  • Writing Skills score of at least 500 (or 50 for tests prior to 2002)
  • Mathematics score of at least 500 (or 50 for tests prior to 2002)
  • minimum score of 450 (or 45 for tests prior to 2002) in each of the remaining sections

Minimum TASC scores:

  • score of 500 on each subject test (language arts, math, social studies, writing)
  • score of at least 2/8 on writing prompt

IF YOU ARE 23 OR YOUNGER

You must meet the same admission criteria as required of high school students considering main-campus study at Ball State.

Arrange for your sealed, official high school transcripts or GED or TASC scores to be sent to askus@bsu.edu or mailed to:

Undergraduate Admissions
Lucina Hall 141
Ball State Undergraduate Admissions
Muncie, IN 47306

Complete and submit the online undergraduate application for admission and submit a nonrefundable $60 application fee. You may pay by a major credit card or an electronic check (ACH) payment. Make sure to indicate on the application that you are applying for entrance into an online program.

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