Ball State University

As a public research university, we focus on students and high-quality, relevant educational outcomes. Disciplinary knowledge is integrated with application. We do this in a manner that fundamentally changes students, researchers, and our external partners, who look to the university for guidance. We transform information into knowledge, knowledge into judgment, and judgment into action that addresses complex problems. Student-faculty collaboration and immersion in real-world learning experiences are hallmarks of Ball State University education. These intense interdisciplinary experiences transform students and best prepare them for the 21st century citizenry. Students have direct access to world-class faculty in vibrant, supportive environment. Campus features state-of-art facilities and cutting-edge technology, especially evident in the new David Letterman Communication and Media Building and Park Residence Hall. Ball State values quality and innovation in education and is a leader in meaningfully integrating technology into curriculum. The university has nationally ranked and award-winning programs in entrepreneurship, landscape architecture, digital media, music technology, telecommunications, educational leadership, and other disciplines, and its student organizations have consistently placed high in academic competitions. Ball State has also been recognized for excellence in freshman programs and its commitment to diversity and environment. With 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the country and abroad, Ball State University provides relevant immersive learning experiences that engage high-caliber students in intense interdisciplinary projects both in and out of classroom. Founded in 1918, Ball State is a public institution classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university, high research activity (RU/H). Recently, Ball State earned the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The classification recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an institution-wide commitment to public service, civic involvement, and community partnerships. Its vibrant 1140-acre campus is located in Muncie, Indiana, a mid-sized city one hour northeast of Indianapolis.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1918 N/A Semester $192.7 million 2000 W. University Avenue, Muncie, IN 47306 (765) 289-1241
overall score total score state city online paying global
33 100.0 Indiana Muncie 456 458