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Is Ball State a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$122,124 Avg Total Cost

Ball State University Value Report

Is a Ball State degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 15% National Quality
Good Price

Ball State University is ranked #818 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Ball State University is priced well for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a good price recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  818 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  63.50 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $122,124 for a Ball State Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from Ball State will cost you about $122,124. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $28,871 and a typical 4.23 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$28,871
Average Years to Graduate4.23
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$122,124

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Ball State student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Ball State degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$58,082 In-State With Aid
$155,969 Avg Cost No Aid
4.23 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Ball State.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$155,969#0F
All Students$122,124#818B-
Only Students Receiving Aid$108,301#280A
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$105,750#F
All Students$71,906#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$58,082#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Indiana.

About 90% of Ball State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Ball State financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Ball State cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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