Special Programs

To effectively evaluate the talents and abilities of students interested in the Honors College and some design and fine arts majors, selected programs at Ball State require an additional application process that may include an essay, interview, portfolio, audition, recommendation, or other supporting materials. Supplemental applications are required for admission to the following programs:

For admission criteria and application guidelines, please follow the links provided for each major. Applications for some of these programs are included in the university’s application packet; others can be requested or downloaded from the respective departments and their Web sites. In many cases, you can also find the program applications online.

To be considered for these programs, you must first be admitted to Ball State, so apply early to the university if you’re interested in one of these areas of study.

Note: Selected majors such as nursing require students to apply for admission to the program after their first semester or first year at Ball State.

Office of Admissions
Lucina Hall
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Summer hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8300
Toll free: 800-482-4BSU(4278)
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