22,000 Undergraduate & Graduate Students

190 Undergraduate Majors

Top 25 Online Graduate Programs for Business, Education, and Nursing

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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Worthen Arena

Worthen Arena celebrates 25 years on Jan. 28

Tickets are on sale now for the men's and women's basketball games. Festivities will also feature concourse displays, souvenirs, reunions, and more.

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Online and Distance Education students

‘U.S. News’ ranks our graduate online programs in the top 20

Students join a welcoming community with specialized services and caring faculty who teach on campus.

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Kathy Wolf

Kathy Wolf named new vice president for marketing and communications

Wolf brings years of nonprofit and corporate experience to bear as the new vice president for marketing and communications at Ball State.

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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.

185,000 Alumni & Growing

8 Academic Colleges Across Campus

500 Scholarships for Incoming Students

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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.