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Graduate School Admissions

Have you found a degree or certificate you want to pursue in one of our more than 100 graduate programs?

If so, then it’s time to apply.

Follow these basic steps:

You will need to provide all of your transcripts as part of this process.

Are You an International Student?

You are an international student if:

  • you need a visa to study at Ball State
  • you already have a visa and you are in the United States

If this applies to you, Ball State’s Rinker Center for International Programs will handle your entire application process. The Rinker Center is equipped to evaluate international credentials and to assist you with special circumstances that might arise.

Next Steps

Our step-by-step guide will walk you through the entire application process.

Also, you can learn more about tuition and fees and financial aid and scholarships.


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