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Ball State University, commonly referred to as Ball State or BSU, is a public coeducational research university in Muncie, Indiana, United States, with two satellite facilities in Fishers and Indianapolis. On July 25, 1917, the Ball brothers, industrialists and founders of the Ball Corporation, acquired the foreclosed Indiana Normal Institute for $35,100 and gave the school and surrounding land to the State of Indiana. The Indiana General Assembly accepted the donation in the spring of 1918, with an initial 235 students enrolling at the Indiana State Normal School – Eastern Division on June 17, 1918.
Ball State is classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a doctoral university: higher research activity. The university is composed of eight academic colleges. As of 2017, total enrollment was 22,513 students,including 17,004 undergraduates and 5,509 postgraduates. The university offers about 190 undergraduate majors and 130 minor areas of study and more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees. There are more than 400 student organizations and clubs on campus, including 34 fraternities and sororities. Ball State athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are known as the Ball State Cardinals. The university is a member of the Mid-American Conference and the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Associatio
College of Architecture and Planning
The College of Architecture and Planning offers study options covering the areas of Architecture; Construction Management and Interior Design; Landscape Architecture; and Urban Planning.
Miller College of Business
Having a degree from Miller College makes students the nation’s most distinguished business leaders. Students will gain professional experience through internships.
College of Communication, Information, and Media
All of the college’s programs offer students the chance to get hands-on experience outside the classroom while connecting with classmates, professors, and industry professionals. It is home to some of the best studios, labs, offices and more professional-quality equipment from day one.
College of Fine Arts
Students will discover the opportunities for real-world experiences and training in the arts at Ball State University. The college is home to state-of-the-art facilities in art, music, theatre, and dance.
College of Health
This is Ball State’s newest academic college. Students learn about, from, and with one another in an interprofessional environment, integrating expertise and discovery across health-related disciplines.
College of Sciences and Humanities
Encompassing disciplines in humanities, social sciences, and mathematical, natural, and computer sciences, students can choose from undergraduate and graduate programs in 17 academic departments.
This consistently ranks among the best in the U.S. and prepares committed professionals and leaders in all areas critical to education. It is one of the nation’s most comprehensive universities in both the quantity and quality of educator programs