Find Your Path as an International Student

You’ll want to apply through our office if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

Requirements and Procedures

We have different requirements and procedures for you depending on whether you’re a traditional freshman, transfer, exchange, or online student.

Check Your Application's Status

Curious about where you stand in the admission process? You can log on to our Self-Service Banner student services portal and check.

Conditional Admissions

Do you meet the academic requirements to attend Ball State but you’re not fluent in English? We offer conditional admissions for many of our programs if this applies to you.

Exchange Partnerships

We partner with other universities around the world, or we could guide you to outside programs.

Transfer Credits

Have you already earned credits at another institution that you want to transfer to Ball State? We can help you with that.

You’ll want to apply through our office if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

We have different requirements and procedures set up for you whether you are a traditional graduate student, exchange, or online student.

Get Started

Are you a nonnative English speaker who meets our academic requirements for admission? Then our Intensive English Institute seven-week program will help you get started with your Ball State education.

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Did you get in? Then it’s time to start pulling together your visa and other necessary documentation, researching funding options, finding housing, setting up travel, and planning the rest of your life as a Ball State student.

We also offer an orientation program to help get you started here.

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The Rinker Center: Your Home Away From Home

Our Rinker Center for International Programs is here to help make sure you have the best experience possible at Ball State. The center offers an array of services to assist you academically, as well as personally, while you are here.

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We're Here to Help!

Our international admissions specialists can guide you through the admissions process. They're here to answer your questions.

International Admissions

Carmichael Hall, Room 201
Muncie, IN 47306 USA

8 a.m.-5 p.m.