21,000

undergraduate and graduate students

190

undergraduate majors

Top 25

online graduate programs for business, education, and nursing

"I feel that I not only grew as a professional but also as a person because I was being pushed to do things I’ve never had to do before."

~ Sadie Lebo, telecommunications major

Spotlights

enrollment

Ball State boasts near record number of new students

With third-largest freshman class, more transfers, and high retention rates, total enrollment is 21,998.

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Jim Davis

Garfield's Jim Davis returns to Ball State

The alumnus and creator of the iconic cartoon cat will give public lectures and teach in the School of Art.

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Katie Hargitt

Ball State put her on TV; now she’s off to the races

Just three years after graduation, journalism-telecommunications alumna Katie Hargitt excels as a pit reporter for NBC Sports.

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at Ball State

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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168,000

alumni and growing

7

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.

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