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Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana

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Ball State University

Public 4 Year

About Ball State University

Ball State University, commonly referred to as Ball State or BSU, is a public coeducational research university in Muncie, Indiana, United States, with two satellite facilities in Fishers and Indianapolis. On July 25, 1917, the Ball brothers, industrialists and founders of the Ball Corporation, acquired the foreclosed Indiana Normal Institute for $35,100 and gifted the school and surrounding land to the State of Indiana. The Indiana General Assembly accepted the donation in the spring of 1918, with an initial 235 students enrolling at the Indiana State Normal School – Eastern Division on June 17, 1918.

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Location

Located in Muncie, Indiana.

2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN, 47306, Delaware County

Ball State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#264 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Indiana

#6 of 117

Best Adult and continuing education Colleges & Universities in America

#4 of 21

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Ball State University is Education followed by Business Management, Journalism, Medical and Liberal Arts.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Ball State University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni