Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Ball State University Reviews

Based on 48 Reviews
2000 University Ave Muncie, IN
College Review
Activities and GroupsA-
Career PreparationA
FacilitiesA
Students and CultureA-
A
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Ball State University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
3
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
23
13
Art/art Studies, General
90
3
Biology Teacher Education
0
Business Teacher Education
0
7
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
28
Curriculum and Instruction
18
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
22
Education, General
13
Education/teaching of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs
7
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
355
156
Education/teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
75
0
Education/teaching of the Gifted and Talented
1
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
76
19
10
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
2
Educational/instructional Technology
1
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
6
Elementary Education and Teaching
183
28
2
2
English Language and Literature, General
63
15
6
English/language Arts Teacher Education
19
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
0
0
French Language and Literature
11
General Studies
243
German Language and Literature
5
Health Teacher Education
1
Japanese Language and Literature
22
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
0
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
99
49
Reading Teacher Education
7
Rhetoric and Composition
0
0
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
6
9
1
Secondary Education and Teaching
0
7
Spanish Language and Literature
30
Spanish Language Teacher Education
3
Special Education and Teaching, General
0
84
152
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
47
12
2
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
47
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
69
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
0
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
1
16
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
93
18
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
1
Applied Economics
4
Business Administration and Management, General
8
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
0
Business/commerce, General
0
116
92
8
Business/managerial Economics
25
Economics, General
9
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
0
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General
175
4
Finance, General
110
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
34
International Business/trade/commerce
15
Marketing/marketing Management, General
78
Operations Management and Supervision
0
23
Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions and Contracts Management
0
Real Estate
5
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
11
4
Telecommunications Management
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
4
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
80
0
5
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
3
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
41
Dietetics/dietitian
21
20
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
0
Gerontology
1
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
8
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
0
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
13
Nursing Administration
0
Nursing Education
0
Nursing Practice
8
Pre-Dentistry Studies
5
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
23
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
0
Pre-Veterinary Studies
2
Public Health Education and Promotion
0
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
168
115
0
0
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
26
6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
6
Clinical Psychology
6
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
10
Counseling Psychology
46
2
11
Developmental and Child Psychology
5
Educational Psychology
23
4
5
Historic Preservation and Conservation
8
History, General
46
10
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
37
9
Linguistics
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
0
Philosophy
2
Political Science and Government, General
28
4
Psychology, General
145
0
Public Administration
8
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
14
Religion/religious Studies
3
School Psychology
17
0
Social Psychology
14
Social Sciences, General
20
0
Social Work
67
Sociology
28
6
Women's Studies
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services, Other
0
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
1
Journalism
193
19
Journalism, Other
2
Public Relations/image Management
0
Radio and Television
228
13
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
20
15
Biology Technician/biotechnology Laboratory Technician
4
Biology/biological Sciences, General
132
16
0
Biotechnology
9
Chemistry, General
25
6
Geography
35
4
Geology/earth Science, General
6
3
Mathematics, General
20
8
1
Physics, General
6
5
Physiology, General
10
Statistics, General
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural and Building Sciences/technology
0
Architecture
80
44
Architecture and Related Services, Other
11
Biotechnology
9
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
13
11
Engineering
1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
13
Environmental Design/architecture
1
Environmental Science
2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
1
Housing and Human Environments, Other
0
Industrial Technology/technician
44
Landscape Architecture
20
7
Natural Resources/conservation, General
32
4
0
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
14
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
63
Fine/studio Arts, General
1
Music Technology
19
Music, General
27
9
12
Music, Other
25
0
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
52
15
Information Science/studies
55
Management Information Systems, General
17
0
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
2
100
0
0
Legal Assistant/paralegal
0
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
19
Pre-Law Studies
0
7
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
29
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural and Building Sciences/technology
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Ball State University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
Applied Economics
Business Teacher Education
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/commerce, General
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Developmental and Child Psychology
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
Education/teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational Psychology
Educational/instructional Technology
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
Elementary Education and Teaching
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
General Studies
Housing and Human Environments, Other
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics, General
Nursing Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
Telecommunications Management

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (150 Applied Technology Building)
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Lucina Hall)
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
social work, Class of 1999
Hockey. Skating. Ice fishing
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1997
Frat parties.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 1983
Been too long to know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1993
There is such a variety--it really depends on one's personal interests as to what is the best. There is no excuse for student on this campus to be bored.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1996
Don't remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. in Sociology, Class of 2014
Ball State has a large subculture surrounding live action roleplaying games.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Exceptional Needs-hearing impaired education, Class of 2010
Unsure
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Elementary Education, Class of 1998
fraternities/sororities, intramural sports
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Allied Health Science Management, Class of 1994
Faternaties, athletics, social groups (church)
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Speech-Language Pathology, Class of 2014
Dance Marathon, Greek Life, sports, music, & other things
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
social work, Class of 1999
Alumni site
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1997
Technology, internships, travel abroad
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 1983
3 years working in classrooms around the city before graduation
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1993
I think they have a lot of great faculty, good networking opportunities for students; but it all really depends on the student and how much effort they are willing to make.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1996
As an English major, BSU prepared me to teach middle and high school English.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. in Sociology, Class of 2014
BSU provides students with the opportunity to complete an "Immersive Learning" project in which students work with real-world partners to apply the things that they've learned.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Exceptional Needs-hearing impaired education, Class of 2010
One year residential internship at Indiana School for the Deaf, teacher's fair to connect with potential employers near graduation
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Elementary Education, Class of 1998
Teacher Fair (job fair w/ onsite interviews), continued access to career services personnel
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Allied Health Science Management, Class of 1994
Job fairs Not a lot was made of "networking" at that time
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Speech-Language Pathology, Class of 2014
Hands on clinical experience in undergrad NSSLHA club on campus Observation hours and class work that is applicable to the profession
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
social work, Class of 1999
Yep m. Good
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1997
Very good.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 1983
A mix of old & new
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1993
Fairly decent variety of choices in university dining, but the food is way too expensive for what it is. Classrooms and technology are pretty good; campus wireless connection is good; technology helpdesk is very dependable
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1996
nice
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. in Sociology, Class of 2014
BSU has all of the resources that students need to succeed and largely keep up with the times as they update facilities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Exceptional Needs-hearing impaired education, Class of 2010
Newly renovated dorms and dining halls, great access to technology, new recreation center
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Elementary Education, Class of 1998
They were pretty average at the time
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Allied Health Science Management, Class of 1994
For the time, they were excellent
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Speech-Language Pathology, Class of 2014
The facilities offered on Ball State's campus are very nice. There are some older buildings that have a little more "character," but overall things are really nice!
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
social work, Class of 1999
Warm. Fun. partiers. Hard working
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1997
Diverse. Relaxed.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 1983
Fun but focused
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1993
I graduated a long time ago as a non-traditional--it is much different now. There are a lot of smart students who are good people here, but many of them are so immature. No common sense.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1996
Nothing out of the ordinary comes to mind regarding the student culture at BSU.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. in Sociology, Class of 2014
As a large midwestern university, there is mostly a culture of independent work and thinking.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Exceptional Needs-hearing impaired education, Class of 2010
Very diverse, many international students
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Elementary Education, Class of 1998
state school--mostly local (within a two/three hour drive), average level students
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Allied Health Science Management, Class of 1994
Very friendly
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Speech-Language Pathology, Class of 2014
Ball State is a very open and welcoming environment. Many of the people are friendly and open to others.
Rated January 2016