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Ball State University

Muncie, IN

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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

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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
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science, General Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Recording Arts Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Adult And Continuing Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology/technician, General Checkmark
Engineering/engineering-related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Manufacture Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
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Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, And Treatment Professions, Other Checkmark
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
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Pre-chiropractic Studies Checkmark
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Pre-optometry Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
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Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
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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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Behavior Analysis Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24,475
Applied
16,859
Accepted
15,780
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

15,955
Females Applied
11,324
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,520
Males Applied
5,535
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 14th Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen August 10th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported May 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,482
In-state
26,470
Out-of-state
9,482
In-district
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Fees

662
Full-time student fees
10,796
Room & board
4,862
Room only
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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

14,630
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,037
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,437
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,996
Avg. Loan Aid
7,711
Avg. Grant Aid
7,216
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74.4%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
45%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

15,780
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 9.51%
White or Caucasian 76.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.8%
Other 1.42%

Gender

Male (39.2%)
Female (60.8%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 38%

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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Local fraternities
Local sororities
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 Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark No 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
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark 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 Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No 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 Checkmark No 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 Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,313
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,047
Part-time - 266
Male - 621
Female - 692
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