Family and Consumer Sciences

Selection Criteria

Applicants are evaluated using the criteria below.

Undergraduate Grade Records

  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75 is required for admission to the Ball State University Graduate School; an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00 is preferred.
  • A DPD GPA of a 3.0 is preferred.
  • If any graduate course work has been completed, please provide a transcript.

Honors and Awards

  • Please list all earned during college career.

Sports and Extracurricular Activities

  • Please list all activities throughout college career including athletic teams, student organizations, and professional memberships.


  • Please list all certifications currently valid.

Work Experience

  • Please list all work experience.

Volunteer Experience

  • Please list all volunteer experience.


  • Please note that references from college instructors and work supervisors will be considered more strongly than references from others.
  • Please note that the amount of time the reference has known the applicant will be taken into consideration.
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Applied Technology Building, Room 150
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5931
Fax: 765-285-2314
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