Muncie, IN
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 9
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nurse Educator Post Master's Certificate [Nursing Education ]
    • Nursing Education Postbaccalaureate Certificate [Nursing Education ]
    • Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Postbaccalaureate Certificate
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Post Master's Certificate [Family Nurse Practitioner Studies]
    • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Post Master's Certificate [Gerontological Nursing ]
    • Nursing Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Nursing Master of Science (MS) [family nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science (MS) [nurse administrator]
      Master of Science (MS) [nurse educator]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 88
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 190
    • Accepted 70
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 66
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 9th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 9th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree in nursing, minimum GPA of 3.0, and minimum C grade in at least 2 quarter or semester hours in an undergraduate research course, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in state of practice
    • Doctoral's Degreesadvanced practice nurse (nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife); master's degree in nursing from accredited program with minimum GPA of 3.2; graduate-level statistics, and nursing research, and health assessment courses; unencumbered license as registered nurse in state of practice
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students334
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students334
    • Part-time Percentage97%
    • Full-time Percentage3%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown or International Student1%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage100%
    • Male Percentage0%

Location & Contact

School of Nursing

Graduate School
Ball State University

Cooper Nursing, Room 418 2111 West Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306
United States

Dr. Linda Siktberg


Phone: 765-285-8718
Fax: 765-285-2169

Shantelle Estes

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 765-285-9130
Fax: 765-285-2169

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