• Nursing students continue a tradition of outstanding performance on licensing examinations, including a nearly 100 percent pass rate.
  • Our School of Nursing was named a 2013-2017 National League for Nursing Center of Excellence, an honor bestowed to only a handful of programs in the country. In the category of Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development, Ball State was among Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Saint Xavier in Chicago, and other schools. 
  • Graduate nursing programs were ranked 13th in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 “Best Online Programs.”
  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Online Programs for Veterans” ranked our graduate nursing programs No. 22.
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    our programs in the
    College of Health.

    The Human Performance Lab is internationally renowned for studying exercise and its effects on human physiology. The center's researchers have worked with NASA astronauts and Russian cosmonauts to study the effects of long space missions on muscle tissue.
  • The School of Kinesiology offers one of the few aquatics majors in the country.
  • Many sport administration majors intern with professional sport teams or state and national governing organizations.
  • Ball State's bachelor of social work (BSW) program is the oldest accredited undergraduate program in Indiana and the largest.