Ball State University

Acceptance Rate 68.17 %
SAT Average 1,110
Tuition & Fees $27,524
Student Population 21,597
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,559

Academic Overview

Ball State University Campus, Muncie, IN
Ball State University is a public, four-years institute located in Muncie, Indiana. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $10,290 for Indiana residents and $27,524 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 21,597 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 68.17% and the graduation rate is 68% last year.
The salary after graduation from Ball State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $44,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, BSU's tuition & fees is $10,290 for Indiana residents and $27,524 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $10,144 for in-state students and $26,600 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at BSU. The acceptance rate of BSU is 68.17% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20.96%. The average graduation rate is 68% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,559 and 69% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 21,597 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Ball State University is 68.17 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Ball State University is 68 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Ball State University is 80 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Ball State University is 21,597
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Ball State University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,559 at Ball State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN 47306
Online Applicationcms.bsu.edu/admissions/undergraduateadmissions/applynow
Financial Aidwww.bsu.edu/finaid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://bsu.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.bsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid-and-scholarships/types/veterans-affairs
Disability Servicecms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/disability-services

Offered Degrees

BSU offers 320 major programs through online and on-site education where 71 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree52
Bachelor's Degree1327
Post Bachelor's Degree6134
Master's Degree8821
Post Master's Degree42
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship221
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Ball State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,646)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Ball State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges