transfer students

Ready to apply? We practice rolling admission, which means we’ll review your application once we receive all required application materials. Review the following steps to submit a complete transfer application to Ball State.

Transfer Single Articulation Pathway (TSAP)

See which Indiana community college degrees transfer to a related field at Ball State. See the programs and requirements.



Step 1: Review Admission Criteria

We base admission decisions on your academic performance at all previous institutions, including maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0, among other requirements.

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Step 2: Apply for Admission

Complete the online application for undergraduate admission. Some program areas require additional information or materials. Find out if yours is one of them.

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Step 3: Send Us Your Transcripts

A complete application requires official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions you attended (colleges, universities, or vocational schools) as well as an official high school transcript or GED/TASC score report (unless you earned an associate degree from an accredited college or university). We accept transcripts electronically or mailed directly to the Office of Admissions.


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Step 4: Send Us Your SAT and/or ACT Scores (Optional)

We accept scores sent from your testing agency or on your official high school transcript. You can submit SAT and/or ACT scores with your application if you believe they are a positive addition to your academic record and reflect your abilities. 

  • For SAT scores, use code 1051
  • For ACT scores, use code 1176


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Step 5: Tell Us about Yourself

Optional – Submit a one-page applicant statement, resume, or recommendation. If you’re missing required course work, fall below admission criteria, or had a poor college semester, this step may be for you. Upload supporting materials to the online application or send to us directly.