Ball State Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 5.0% of the student population at Ball State. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Ball State Disability Services.
Ball State for the Military
While not a "service academy", Ball State does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Ball State for Veterans Guide.
Ball State offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Ball State does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Ball State University
Ball State offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Ball State University
Ball State has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 16,160 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 14,731 (91.2%). Part-time attendance was 1,429 (8.8%).
Ball State University is Ranked #1,523 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Ball State is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Ball State #1523 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Ball State University Competes in the NCAA
Ball State has a total of 493 student athletes, 235 men and 258 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$20,879,262|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$20,879,262|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Ball State University Athletics