• Recognized as one of the best undergraduate programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in the 2006 rankings.


  • Ball State's undergraduate and graduate accounting programs each ranked 6th in the nation against programs of a similar size.  When ranked against all schools, Ball State's undergraduate class ranked 44th overall and the graduate program ranked 43rd overall.  (Public Accounting Report's Professors Survey, 2013)
  • First public institution in Indiana to receive additional special accreditation for its accounting program from the Association to Advance College Schools of Business.


  • Ranked continuously among the nation's top 10 undergraduate programs by U.S. News & World Report and described as the "ultimate entrepreneurial experience."
  • Ranked 20th in an analysis of the nation's top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
  • Ranked in the top 25 undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation by Fortune Small Business magazine.
  • Ranked 26th for the graduate entrepreneurship program in U.S. News & World Report's 2007 rankings.
  • Women 3.0 magazine in 2008 listed Ball State's master of business administration (MBA) program in entrepreneurship as one of the country's top 50.


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