17,004
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,416
Avg. Financial Aid
62
62%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Ball State University is a University institution located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Phone: 765-289-1241

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24,191
Applied
15,017
Accepted
17,004
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

15,388
Females Applied
9,701
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,803
Males Applied
5,316
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 589 550 630
SAT Math 572 530 610
ACT Composite 23 20 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,234
In-state
25,806
Out-of-state
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Fees

662
Full-time student fees
10,234
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,416
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,375
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,394
Avg. Loan Aid
8,198
Avg. Grant Aid
6,216
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
40%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

17,004
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.92%
Black or African American 8.46%
White or Caucasian 79.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.02%
Asian 1.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 3.31%
Other 1.11%

Gender

Male (40.47%)
Female (59.53%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 44%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Late Nite Carnival, Homecoming and Dance Mrathon

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Voluntary Services, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Dance Marathon, Cardinal Catholic and National Society of Leadership and Success

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
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Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,291
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,022
Part-time - 269
Male - 632
Female - 659