Admission to Ball State is competitive, so apply early to pursue a bachelor’s or associate degree. Make sure to review our admission criteria and instructions and our dates and deadlines. Then complete the online form below that applies to you.
Please note: An application and all required application materials must be received two weeks prior to the start of classes for a given term in order to be considered for admission to Ball State.
You will need to apply through the Office of the Registrar if you are re-enrolling, reinstating, a guest, auditing, participating in a nondegree program, or earning a second bachelor's degree.
Instructions and Criteria
Be sure to review our admission requirements and instructions, which differ depending on what type of student you are.
Some of our academic programs have additional applications, auditions, or other admission requirements in order to enroll in those majors. See those programs.
After You Apply
Log in to your application status portal below to submit additional materials, check your application status, and confirm your enrollment.
Check Application Status
Create Your Username and Password
You'll also need to set up a username and password to access your MyBSU online account. Watch our video to learn more.
If you need additional assistance, please call or email us. We are here to help you!