A Ball State University Education Will Pay for Itself

4 of every 5 Students

receive merit-based and/or need-based financial aid

500
Scholarships

for incoming students

329
Employers

are engaged in on-campus recruiting efforts

How Much Will It Cost You?

Below are estimated costs for Ball State undergraduate students for the 2017-18 academic year. Cost information is based on full-time, on-campus enrollment for the fall and spring semesters.

Additional course or program fees may apply, depending on the major and course schedule. Actual room and board costs may vary depending on the type of room and meal plan requested. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to change fees or charges for any semester or session.

For more information, download our tuition and fees guide (PDF).

Learn about tuition discounts for students from the Midwest.

ESTIMATED 2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS FOR undergraduate STUDENTS
Indiana Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition (12-18 credit hours per semester) $7,794 $23,962
Room and board (14 meals per week) $9,914 $9,914
Student services fee $1,318 $1,318
University technology fee $336 $336
Recreation center fee $174 $174
Health center fee $152 $152
Residence hall technology fee $120 $120
TOTAL FIXED COSTS $19,808 $35,976
Additional expenses (estimated): Books/supplies, $1,330; personal expenses/transportation, $3,200 to $3,800.

Below are estimated costs for full-time, on-campus Ball State graduate students for the 2017-18 academic year. Cost information is based on enrollment for the fall and spring semesters.

Actual tuition is determined by the number of credit hours taken. Additional course or program fees may apply, depending on the major and course schedule. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to change fees or charges for any semester or session.

For more information, download our tuition and fees guide (PDF).

Learn about tuition discounts for students from the Midwest.

ESTIMATED 2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS FOR graduate STUDENTS
Indiana Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition (9 credit hours per semester) $7,236* $19,854**
Student services fee $1,318 $1,318
University technology fee $336 $336
Recreation center fee $174 $174
Health center fee $152 $152
Residence hall technology fee $120

N/A

Transportation fee $120 $120
TOTAL FIXED COSTS $9,456 $21,954
* $402 per credit hour
** $1,103 per credit hour

Not only is an online education one of the most convenient
ways to earn a degree amid your busy life, but it is also
one of the most affordable.

See Tuition and Fees for Online

Living on campus, required for most freshmen, can easily be one of the
most beneficial and memorable experiences of your college life.

With nearly 20 residence halls and two apartment complexes,
we offer plenty of variety to accommodate your lifestyle. Plus, our housing
is one of the most affordable ways to live during college.

See Room and Board Rates

Find What You Need in the Bursar's Office

Do you need to make a payment to Ball State? Our bursar will help with bills, collections, and deposits for anything you may owe the university.

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