Explore international student trends at Ball State University to discover how Ball State stacks up to the competition when it comes to serving students from outside the United States.

Overall, Ball State is among the top schools for students from outside the United States. They are ranked 179th out of 1,148 in our Overall Best Value U.S. Colleges & Universities for International Students.

The presence of international students on campus means a greater diversity of options, perspectives and knowledge to add to the diversity of thought on campus. As the economy becomes more global in scope, interaction with students from all different countries becomes an important part of higher education.

An analysis of student visa data suggests that in 2016 as many as 1,037,354 international students came to the U.S. to study at American colleges and universities. From this diverse international pool, Ball State was home to approximately 646 international students.

College Factual ranks Ball State as 322nd out of a total 1,293 colleges and universities for popularity with international students.

International Popularity: (322nd out of 1,293)

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At least 34 countries are represented on the Ball State campus. The countries with the largest on-campus communities are Saudi Arabia, China, and India. |

Ball State University reports having a total of 646 international students on campus, 329 of whom are undergraduates. This is out of a total of 21,196 students, 16,602 of whom are undergraduates.

Ball State suggests that international students make up about 3.0% of the student body. |

Use the map below to explore the popularity of Ball State University on a country by country basis.

Over the last five years the total international population of students on campus has grown at an average rate of 10.4%. Saudi Arabia is the largest contributor to this growth, with an estimated total of 220 students. |

The chart below shows how the total number of international students at Ball State has grown over the past five years.

2011: (450 students)

2012: (501 students)

2013: (758 students)

2014: (924 students)

2015: (780 students)

2016: (646 students)

Use the map below to explore the popularity trends on a country by country basis.

College Factual ranks Ball State as 451st out of 1,174 total colleges and universities for providing a quality educational experience to international students.

International Quality: (451st out of 1,174)

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CollegeFactual has also ranked the quality of the education at Ball State on a country by country basis. Ball State ranks the best for are for students from Saudi Arabia, China, and Canada.

Use the map below to explore the Ball State University experience for your country.

College Factual ranks Ball State as 179th out of a total 1,148 colleges and universities for providing value to international students.

International Value: (179th out of 1,148)

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CollegeFactual has also ranked the value of the education at Ball State on a country by country basis. Ball State's best value is for students from China, Saudi Arabia, and Canada.

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The most popular degrees at Ball State with international students are General Business/Commerce, Basic Developmental & Remedial Education, and Computer Information Systems.

General Business/Commerce: (67 students)

Basic Developmental & Remedial Education: (50 students)

Computer Information Systems: (48 students)

Landscape Architecture: (39 students)

Special Education: (36 students)

Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods: (28 students)

Information Science: (24 students)

Finance & Financial Management: (24 students)

Music: (23 students)

Statistics: (20 students)

Use the map below to explore the most popular degrees at Ball State University on a country by country basis.

Drill into the map below or use the following table to select a specific country and get detailed Ball State University information specific to that country.

Country | Popularity Ranking | Quality Ranking | Value Ranking |
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Australia | 302 | N/A | N/A |

Bahamas | 230 | N/A | N/A |

Bangladesh | 170 | 182 | 111 |

Brazil | 345 | 238 | 134 |

Canada | 370 | 332 | 161 |

China | 243 | 355 | 160 |

France | 512 | N/A | N/A |

Germany | 409 | N/A | N/A |

Ghana | 195 | N/A | N/A |

Greece | 217 | N/A | N/A |

India | 358 | 383 | 205 |

Indonesia | 324 | N/A | N/A |

Iran | 260 | N/A | N/A |

Israel | 189 | N/A | N/A |

Jamaica | 325 | N/A | N/A |

Japan | 432 | N/A | N/A |

Jordan | 164 | N/A | N/A |

Kenya | 205 | N/A | N/A |

Kuwait | 246 | N/A | N/A |

Malaysia | 372 | N/A | N/A |

Nepal | 495 | N/A | N/A |

Nigeria | 428 | N/A | N/A |

Pakistan | 286 | N/A | N/A |

Philippines | 201 | N/A | N/A |

Saudi Arabia | 96 | 212 | 123 |

South Korea | 282 | 328 | 178 |

Spain | 527 | N/A | N/A |

Sri Lanka | 158 | N/A | N/A |

Sweden | 372 | N/A | N/A |

Taiwan | 298 | 246 | 131 |

Turkey | 275 | N/A | N/A |

United Kingdom | 566 | N/A | N/A |

Venezuela | 440 | N/A | N/A |

Vietnam | 404 | 316 | 164 |

The fact that Ball State University has a medium sized community of international students is positive. It is likely the school has invested in International Student Services as well as clubs, groups, and associations.

Ball State University costs approximately USD 39,714 for international students to attend. College Factual ranks the value of this school for international students as 179th out of 1,148

Learn more about out-of-state tuition at Ball State University.

### How many international students are at Ball State?

There are approximately 646 international students at Ball State; they make up 3.0% of all total students.

### How much does it cost for an international student to attend Ball State?

Out-of-state tuition at Ball State is USD 25,428 per year. This does not include room and board or additional student fees that may add to your costs. Go to the Ball State tuition & fees page for more information, and contact the school for details.

### Is there financial help available for international students?

Contact the school to see what kind of scholarships, grants, financial aid or loans may be available to you as an international student.

### Can I work on campus?

Some schools set aside on-campus jobs for international students to help them defray costs. Check in early to apply to these jobs as they may go quickly.

### Are there international student associations on campus?

Contact the school to see what kind of student services, associations, clubs, and groups are open to you as an international student.