Are you interested in one of our programs? Then it is time to apply!

How to Apply

Undergraduate students should review our university’s admission criteria and apply through our Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Graduate students will need to be admitted to both the Ball State University Graduate School and the program itself.

Financial Aid

Department Scholarships

On top of the dozens of scholarships the university offers its students, our department gives awards every year to its own students to recognize them for their achievements. Learn more.

Department Graduate Assistantships

A graduate assistantship is an excellent opportunity to gain meaningful professional experience while helping cover the costs of your degree. A limited number of graduate assistantships are available within the Political Science Department. Assistantships are also available in other units across campus. Learn more.

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Not only do you get to learn from faculty who are leaders in their fields, but you can do so at one of the most competitive prices in the Midwest.