Graduate Tuition and Costs for Online and Distance Education

Tuition at a Glance:

Online and Distance Programs  Indiana Residents Out-of State Residents
All graduate programs,
except the MBA 
$315 per credit hour $530 per credit hour 
MBA (Master of Business Administration) $408 per credit hour $790 per credit hour

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View fall 2014-summer 2015 rates for more details about tuition, including additional fees.


  • Payment methods for your tuition bill—We have several options including a monthly payment plan 
  • Employer reimbursements—How to provide documentation to your employer

Financial Aid and Graduate Certificates and Licenses
If you are seeking a graduate-level certificate or education license, rather than a degree, financial aid may or may not be available to you. Please check with the Financial Aid Office if you have questions.

Main-Campus Students
This information is for online and distance education students only. If you are a graduate student taking any courses on our main campus in Muncie, Indiana, during a given semester, you will pay tuition and fees for main-campus graduate students.

We recommend that you contact the Financial Aid Office if you have questions.

Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Summer hours thru Aug. 14: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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