Ball State offers competitive tuition rates for online courses. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships provides assistance with finding aid to be used for tuition, fees, and textbooks.

Graduate Assistantships

Online students within driving distance of the Muncie area may also qualify for graduate assistantships. Assistantships may be available in the Department of Journalism or other areas throughout Ball State. Some assistantships are posted with Ball State's Career Center.

Assistantships provide a tuition waiver and a modest stipend. In addition to a full load of classes, graduate assistants work 10 to 20 hours each week on a variety of assignments. Fill out our assistantship application (PDF), print it out at home, and send the completed form to the Department of Journalism.