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International Students

You must be admitted and receive letters of acceptance from both the Rinker Center for International Programs and the Department of Accounting before registering in a graduate-level business course with Ball State University. Here are the steps to follow:

Step One

Admissions for International Students
If you’re an international student, please submit the International Student Admission Application and submit the required application fee and other documents. To do so, contact the Rinker Center for the appropriate forms and application instructions.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (for applicants whose native language is not English)
Take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and request scores be sent to Ball State. Get TOEFL information and registration instructions online. An application for the TOEFL and an information bulletin may also be obtained by contacting the organization listed below. The TOEFL code number for Ball State is 1051. 

TOEFL/TSE Services 
Order Service Section 
P.O. Box 6154
Princeton, NJ 08541-6154 
Phone: 609-771-7100 
Fax: 609-771-7500 
TTY: 609-734-9362 
www.toefl.org

Step Two

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Have all colleges or universities you previously attended send an official copy of your transcripts directly to the Rinker Center. Please note that all transcripts become the property of Ball State. 

Rinker Center for International Programs
Student Center, room 102
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306 

Step Three

GMAT
Take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and request that scores be sent to Ball State. Miller College will accept scores that are current (within the last six years) toward application. Get GMAT information and registration instructions online or get a printed application for the GMAT along with an information bulletin by contacting Educational Testing Service. The GMAT code number for Ball State is 1051. 

GMAT Educational Testing Service 
P.O. Box 6101 
Princeton, NJ 08541-6101 
Phone: 800-GMAT-NOW 
Fax: 609-883-4349 
TTY only: 609-734-9362 
 www.mba.com


Final Steps

After completing all of the steps above, you’ll receive correspondence from the Department of Accounting regarding the status of your application. If you do not receive an acceptance or denial letter within four weeks after all materials have been submitted, contact the director of graduate studies in accounting.

Deadlines for International Applicants
For entrance in the fall semester: January 1
For entrance in the spring semester: July 1
For entrance in the summer semester: December 1

Graduate Assistantships

Applicants interested in a graduate assistantship during their graduate study should submit a completed graduate assistantship application form to the Department of Accounting. A graduate assistant must have at least a 3.0/4.0 undergraduate GPA and may enroll in a maximum of 12 hours per semester.

If you would like information on the provision of disability-related accommodations, contact:

Office of Disability Services
Student Center, room 307
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306
765-285-5293
TDD 765-285-2206

Department of Accounting
Whitinger Business Building, room 303
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5100
Fax: 765-285-4312
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