The following costs are for Ball State students working on bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, undergraduate certificates, or taking 100- to 400-level courses via online or distance education, including online Independent Learning courses. This information is meant to help you estimate your education expenses.
As an online and distance student, your total tuition cost per semester consists of:
NOTE: If you take one or more courses on Ball State’s main campus in Muncie, Indiana, during a semester or term, you are required to pay the main-campus rate, which includes additional fees for student services, health, and recreation.
TYPES OF COSTS
1. Basic Tuition (Credit Hour Fees)
1-11 credit hours
NOTE: The majority of online and distance students take 3-9 credit hours per semester and fall in this category.
2. Technology Fee
3. Program and Course Fees The following are fees that most commonly apply to online and distance education students.
Credit Card FeesIf you use a credit or debit card, you will be charged an extra 2.7 percent of your total bill. This is the fee passed on from the credit card companies to Ball State for processing. If you do not wish to be charged this fee, you might want to consider other payment methods.
QuestionsIf you have any questions about tuition or estimating your bill, contact the bursar’s office. If you have questions about financial aid, contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
Learn about payment methods available to you.
The Ball State University Board of Trustees reserves the right to change the tuition, fees, and other charges for any semester or term. Fees do not cover the cost of textbooks and other learning materials required in courses.
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