How much does Ball State University cost?

Ball State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $9,896
Out-of-state $26,468
On-Campus Room and Board $10,234
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,656
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,419
$30,000-$48,000 $10,954
$48,000-$75,000 $15,116
$75,000-$110,000 $8,419
Over $110,000 $21,145

Ball State University Financial Aid and Debt

63%

Students paying down their debt

$25,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$258

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 90% $10,960
Federal Grants 37% $4,992
Pell grants 37% $4,951
Other federal grants 14% $508
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 33% $7,523
Institutional grants or scholarships 58% $8,010
Student loan aid 66% $7,831
Federal student loans 65% $7,193
Other student loans 10% $12,636

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Ball State University Admissions

What is Ball State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 65%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 59% of applicants
SAT Reading 550-630
SAT Math 530-610
SAT Writing 490-580
ACT Submissions 40% of applicants
Composite Score 20-24

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Ball State University Campus Life

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

501

Forbes Ranking

47%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

63%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 17004
Living on campus 14%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
60%
Men
40%

Student Diversity

38%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
78.36%
Black or African American
8.21%
Unknown
7.02%
Hispanic or Latino
4.99%
Asian
1.29%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.10%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.03%

Ball State University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

47%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$39,400

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Ball State University

Address

2000 University Ave
Muncie, IN

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify