A Ball State University Education Will Pay for Itself

4 of every 5 Students

receive merit-based and/or need-based financial aid

500
Scholarships

for incoming students

329
Employers

are engaged in on-campus recruiting efforts

How Much Will It Cost You?

Below are estimated costs for Ball State undergraduate students for the 2018-19 academic year. Cost information is based on full-time, on-campus enrollment for the fall and spring semesters.

Additional course or program fees may apply, depending on the major and course schedule. Actual room and board costs may vary depending on the type of room and meal plan requested. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to change fees or charges for any semester or session.

For more information, download our tuition and fees guide:

ESTIMATED 2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS FOR undergraduate STUDENTS*
Indiana Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition (12-18 credit hours per semester)** $7,890 $24,462
Room and board (14 meals per week)*** $10,112 $10,112
Student services fee $1,344 $1,344
University technology fee $336 $336
Recreation center fee $174 $174
Health center fee $152 $152
Residence hall technology fee $120 $120
TOTAL FIXED COST $20,128 $36,700

Additional expenses (estimated): Books/supplies, $1,330; personal expenses/transportation, $3,200 to $3,800.

Cost Notes

*Cost information is based on full-time, on-campus enrollment for the Fall and Spring Semesters. Tuition, fees, and room and board rates for 2019–20 will be set in spring 2019.

**Additional course or program fees may apply, depending on major and course schedule.

***Actual room and board cost may vary depending on the type of room and meal plan requested. See room and board rates.

The Board of Trustees reserves the right to change the fees or charges for any semester or session. View current rates.

Below are estimated costs for full-time, on-campus Ball State graduate students for the 2018-19 academic year. Cost information is based on enrollment for the fall and spring semesters.

Actual tuition is determined by the number of credit hours taken. Additional course or program fees may apply, depending on the major and course schedule. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to change fees or charges for any semester or session.

For more information, download our tuition and fees guide:

ESTIMATED 2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS FOR graduate STUDENTS
Indiana Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition (9 credit hours per semester) $7,380* $20,322**
Student services fee $1,344 $1,344
University technology fee $336 $336
Recreation center fee $174 $174
Health center fee $152 $152
Residence hall technology fee $120

$120

Transportation fee $120 $120
TOTAL FIXED COSTS $9,626 $22,568

* $410 per credit hour
** $1,129 per credit hour

Not only is an online education one of the most convenient
ways to earn a degree amid your busy life, but it is also
one of the most affordable.

See Tuition and Fees for Online

Living on campus, required for most freshmen, can easily be one of the
most beneficial and memorable experiences of your college life.

With nearly 20 residence halls and two apartment complexes,
we offer plenty of variety to accommodate your lifestyle. Plus, our housing
is one of the most affordable ways to live during college.

See Room and Board Rates

Calculate Costs and Scholarships

Enter estimates of your family's income and your academic information into our Net Price Calculator to get a better idea of the financial aid and out-of-pocket costs involved in attending Ball State. Or you can use our Scholarship Calculator to quickly see some of the awards you may be eligible for.

Find What You Need in the Bursar's Office

Do you need to make a payment to Ball State? Our bursar will help with bills, collections, and deposits for anything you may owe the university.

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