Ball State must receive transcripts from all colleges and universities you attended (this includes dual credit courses earned while in high school) in order for you to be considered for admission to your program of interest. If you have both foreign and U.S. earned education, you may not need to submit transcripts from all colleges and universities you attended. Please refer to the Transcript FAQ section below regarding transcripts from non-U.S. institutions.You may provide unofficial or official transcripts when you apply. Applicants who have a conferred highest earned degree are encouraged to submit final, official transcripts at the time of application. Upon admission, final, official transcripts from the highest earned degree need to be submitted within the first semester of enrollment if not submitted at the time of application.
If your academic program of interest reviews your application and recommends you for acceptance to Ball State, you will be admitted conditionally by the Dean of the Graduate School and allowed to enroll in courses for one term. You must submit an official transcript from the highest earned degree conferred within the first semester of enrollment to continue in the program.
Upon completing your Graduate School application, you acknowledge that:
- Your application is being reviewed based upon the information you provided.
- You may be asked to provide an official transcript if further information is needed.
You do not need to submit Ball State transcripts.
Please note: If you are applying to take course(s) as a nondegree study student, you are only required to submit an official transcript from highest earned degree showing degree conferred.