Ball State University (BSU)

Muncie, IN

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Ball State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due June 30
Priority Application Due March 10

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 6,710 10,186 16,964
Accepted 3,846 6,487 10,353
Acceptance Rate 57% 64% 61%
Enrolled 1,475 2,081 3,556

BSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.33 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(65% of Students Admitted to Ball State University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 480 to 580
  • Math 480 to 580
  • Writing 470 to 570
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 580 580 570
Bottom 25th Percentile 480 480 470

ACT Scores

(34% of Students Admitted to Ball State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 19 to 24
  • Math 18 to 24
  • Composite 19 to 23
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 24 23
Bottom 25th Percentile 19 18 19

Ball State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 3
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 2 2
Electives 1 1

Ball State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 18,936 (96%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 714 (3%)

Ball State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)

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