Study at Ball State UniversityBall State University is a research university located in Muncie, Indiana, U. S. It was established in 1918. The Ball State campus spans more than 1, 000 acres. The university is recognized for its programs in architecture, exercise science, education, anthropology, entrepreneurship, and communications. Ball State offers 170 undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs and more than 100 master's and doctoral degrees. The athletic teams of Ball State compete in NCAA Division I and are part of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Many Ball State graduates have gone on to become famous; including Jeffrey D. Feltman, U. S. ambassador to Lebanon; David Letterman, the famous television host of The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS, and Anthony Montgomery, who played Travis Mayweather on Star Trek.
Profile of Ball State UniversityBall State is located in Muncie, IN (a small city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Ball State is the Doctoral degree.
The school is known for its programs in media, architecture and planning, and liberal arts.
Ball State Selectivity
Ball State does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 470. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 470 and 580. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Ball State had 19, 849 enrolled students in 2007.
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Ball State values student athletics, and belongs to the Mid-American Conference.
Ball State Programs and Degrees
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|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||1, 208||liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, English, history, speech and rhetoric, sociology, political science, geography, . . . |
|Education and Teaching||897||elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, educational administration, special ed, education of disabled, industrial arts teaching, college student Counselling, kindergarten/preschool teaching, . . . |
|Business and Management||629||business, marketing, accounting, finance, MIS, human resources, actuarial science, entrepreneurship, . . . |
|Media||442||radio and television, journalism, communications tech courses, public relations, printing equipment operation|
|Therapy and Counselling||258||psychology, Counselling psychology, school psychology, educational psychology, social psychology, clinical psychology|
|Family and Social Work||247||family and consumer science, social work, social service professions, public administration, human development and family studies, food and related services, family and human sciences, human sciences courses|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||173||registered nursing, nurse practitioner, EMT paramedic|
|Architecture and Planning||171||architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, environmental design, architectural services|
|Science||159||biology, chemistry, physics, geology, biological and physical sciences, physiology|
|Security and Law Enforcement||143||criminal justice and safety|
|Medical Support and Technology||134||audiology and speech pathology, speech pathology, radiation therapist, nuclear medical tech, health diagnostic professions, respiratory care tech, clinical lab tech, respiratory therapy assistant|
|Engineering Technician||64||industrial tech, engineering technician, robotics tech|
|Drama and Performing Arts||64||drama, dance|
|Music||60||various music studies, music|
|Fine Arts||59||fine arts studies|
|Medicine||40||pre-med, pre-dentistry, health professions|
|Computer Science and Engineering||39||computer and info science|
|Art Studies||36||art studies|
|Religion and Philosophy||30||religion, philosophy|
|Conservation and Resource Management||24||conservation|
|Law||22||legal professions, legal assistant, legal secretary|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||19||dietitian, dietitian assistant|
|Medical administration||10||health and medical administrative|
|Science and Laboratory Technician||2||biology tech, chemical tech|
|office and Administration||1||office management, administrative assistant|
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