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Ball State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $6,810 $7,212 $7,500 $7,830 4.4%
Out-of-state $17,186 $18,280 $19,304 $20,398 5.7%
Books and supplies $910 $930 $930 $970 4.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,898 $7,240 $7,598 $8,052 6.0%
Other $2,422 $2,576 $2,672 $2,788 4.3%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $17,040 $17,958 $18,700 $19,640 5.0%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $27,416 $29,026 $30,504 $32,208 5.6%
 

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Map of Ball State University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,021 5,597 7,424
Percent admitted 74% 70% 77%
Percent admitted who enrolled 44% 49% 40%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 3,001 78%
ACT 845 22%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 470 570
SAT Math 470 580
SAT Writing 460 560
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 19 24
  • Selective admissions for some programs.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1925 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 7/1/1976 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program 1/1/1978 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/1/1991 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 5/4/1982 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 11/1/1983 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 5/3/1985 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 3/19/1974 - 2/1/2001 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 3/19/1974 -   Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 2/1/2006 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/8/2006 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/8/2006 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers 1/1/1984 -   Accredited
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists 1/1/1990 - 1/1/2007 Resigned
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1994 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 7/1/2006 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1947 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1996 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 12/1/1968 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 12/1/1984 -   Accredited