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International students may apply for admission to Ball State's degree programs or the Intensive English Institute (IEI) using the online applications below.

Be sure to review the admission requirements applicable to you, and then submit the appropriate application. Please complete only one application so your file may be processed correctly.

Choose a program option
Choose a study level and enrollment term
Traditional Degree
Apply to pursue a traditional bachelor's, master’s, or doctoral degree on campus, with either regular or conditional admission.



Exchange Student Program
Apply to Ball State as part of an established exchange program with the university you are currently attending.

Exchange Student Application
(select exchange applicant option)

Online/Distance Education
Apply to Ball State’s Online and Distance Education Program. If you are currently in the United States and want to be a distance learning student, you must obtain permission.

(select the distance education option)


Intensive English Institute (IEI)
Apply to Ball State's Intensive English Institute.

IEI Application
(select the IEI option)

Current Ball State Student Application Process

  • If you are a student of the Intensive English Institute and you wish to apply for a traditional degree program, complete one of the following applications: