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Our beautiful campus, welcoming culture, immersive learning, and collaborative, outstanding faculty make Ball State the perfect place for you to take flight to a fulfilling career and a meaningful life.

Average Class Size of 22 Students

15:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

94% Career Placement of New Graduates

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Ball State is accessible and affordable

We put a high-quality college education within reach for bright, motivated students from Indiana and across the country. Our competitive costs and generous financial aid will help you gain a degree that employers value.

Our tuition is among the lowest in Indiana and among similar Midwestern universities. Calculate your potential costs to attend Ball State.

About 90% of our new freshmen receive merit- or need-based financial aid, including scholarships, grants, and work-study. See how we can assist you.

Students from seven nearby states may qualify for dramatically reduced tuition through MSEP. See if you are eligible.

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You can apply to Ball State in just a few steps. The admission criteria you must meet will depend on what type of applicant you are (high school student, transfer student, etc.).

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Check the status of your application and upload additional materials through your Cardinal Landing portal.

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Congratulations! You're about to become a Ball State Cardinal, but you still have a few things to do before you start classes here. You will need to confirm your enrollment, apply for financial aid, sign up for housing, and more if you haven't already done so.

We want you here.
We'll help you make it happen.

Our admissions staff will provide the resources you need to submit a complete application and enroll at Ball State. Can't find what you're looking for or have questions? Contact our office so we can help.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Lucina Hall
Muncie, IN 47306

Academic year: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Summer hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

800-482-4BSU (4278)

International Admissions (application questions, credential evaluations, and English proficiency requirements or waivers):

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