Undergraduate Tuition and Costs for Online and Distance Education

Tuition at a Glance:

  Indiana Residents  Out-of-State Residents 
Cost per credit hour up to 11 credit hours

$284  $499
Flat rate for 12-18 credit hours $3,694 $3,694 flat rate, plus $215 per credit hour

Learn More
View fall 2014-summer 2015 rates for more details about tuition, flat rates, and 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

Main-Campus Students
This information is for online and distance education students. If you are an undergraduate student taking any courses on our main campus in Muncie, Indiana, during the spring and fall you will pay main-campus tuition and fees. If you are taking only online courses in the summer, you will pay the less expensive fees for online study.

We recommend that you contact the bursar's 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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