22,000 Undergraduate & Graduate Students

190 Undergraduate Majors

Top 20 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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Bracken House

Planning for the next 100 years

A just-completed renovation at Ball State’s Bracken House means the historic home is refreshed and ready to usher in the university’s 100th anniversary.

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Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day will be April 7

Have you gotten into Ball State? Spend the day on campus, celebrate admission, explore your academic interests, and more.

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graduating students at Spring Commencement 2016

Graduating? Apply by March 20

Whether or not you plan to attend Commencement in May, anyone completing an undergraduate degree this spring must apply. Graduate students' applications were due Feb. 6.

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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.