Admission to the criminal justice and criminology bachelor’s degree program is a simple process. Go to the apply page to see if you meet the admission requirements and to access the online application. Make sure to indicate your major on the application form.

Application Deadlines

To be considered for admission to the semester you prefer, your application and all supporting materials, such as other college or university transcripts, should be to us by the following dates:

  • Fall semester—August 1
  • Spring semester—December 1
  • Summer semester—April 1

Plan for at least 3-4 weeks for staff from your previous schools to send official transcripts to Ball State. We will review your application as soon as we receive all of your application materials.

Out-of-State Students

If you live in a state other than Indiana, this information regarding state regulatory authorizations for distance programs might impact whether you can take courses from Ball State.