22,000 Undergraduate & Graduate Students

190 Undergraduate Majors

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Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders—committed to improving the quality of life for all.

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Eli Parks

Ready to graduate, business student leaves a parting gift

Ball State senior Eli Parks is producing a short instructional video about networking to assist future students with their careers.

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STEM grant

Program aims to double STEM degrees for minorities

The National Science Foundation provided a $4.8 million grant to Ball State and five other schools to start the Indiana STEM Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.

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Supreme Court Bailiff


Students and community members witnessed the legal system as the justices conducted oral arguments for a real case at Emens Auditorium.

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Our top-ranked academic programs make us one of the best in the Midwest. Our research helps shape the world around us. And our passionate and nurturing faculty steer this every step of the way.

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It’s college. You have a whole new world to explore, where social, cultural, and other recreational opportunities abound. And our residence halls will place you in the heart of all this while offering an incredible value.