Ball State reviews applications for admission on a rolling basis. Admission decisions are made after we receive all of your supporting credentials. Enrollment at Ball State and individual programs is limited, so apply early to ensure consideration for your preferred entry semester and program. Applications submitted after the priority deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis. When enrollment goals are met for each term, admission will close.

Priority Application Deadlines

  • March 1: Fall Semester
  • December 1: Spring Semester
  • April 1: Summer Session

Supplemental Application Deadlines

Majors requiring a supplemental application process have additional deadlines. Learn more about the requirements for these special programs.

Financial Aid

The deadline to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is March 10.