Program Areas

Long cited for innovative programs, new music activities, a wide and varied performance program, and national leadership in music education, the Ball State University School of Music offers courses in six distinct program areas:

All of our graduate and undergraduate degree programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Student Success

The School of Music has approximately 400 undergraduate majors, 100 graduate students, and more than 70 music professors, resulting in a better than 9-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio. We pride ourselves on the personal and professional attention given to each student. The breadth and range of our faculty and students can be represented by one single, recent academic year when our scholarly and creative activity reached 44 states and 16 foreign countries.

Our graduates can be found performing, conducting, composing, and teaching across the country. Learn more about our graduate placement record.