Graduate Programs Overview

Ball State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Muncie, Indiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,990 for Indiana residents and $26,204 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred seventy-one graduate programs: 87 Master's, 25 Doctorate, 52 Post-Bachelor's, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,842 students have been conferred Master's degree and 61 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameBall State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN
Graduate School Students5,724 students
4,252 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$9,990
Out-of-State$26,204
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 171 Graduate Programs
87 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 59 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Ball State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Indiana residents, the tuition & fees are $9,990 and $26,204 for non-Indiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $417 for Indiana residents and $1,145 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$9,328$25,542
Fees$662$662
Cost per Credit$417$1,145
Books & Supplies$1,350
Room & Board$10,796 (On-Campus) / $10,796 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,710 (On-Campus) / $2,710 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,846$41,060
Off-Campus Total$24,846$41,060
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$9,048$9,216$9,392$9,512$9,990
Out-of-State$21,360$21,834$22,328$22,616$26,204

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Ball State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 171 major areas - 81 Master's (30 online programs), 25 Doctorate (9 online programs), 54 Post-Bachelor'(32 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(4 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,84261273165
Men477275724
Women1,36534216141
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Business
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
English Language And Literature
Science Technologies/Technicians
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 21,884 students enrolled in Ball State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,724 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,237 male and 4,487 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,195 full-time and 4,529 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,252 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 347 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,724
Men Students1,237
Women Students4,487
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,724
Full-time Students1,195
Part-time Students4,529
By race/ethnicity 4,347 White, 353 Black, and 156 Asian students are attending at Ball State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,724
Asian156
Black353
Hispanic370
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
9
White4,347
Two or more races103
Un-Known174
70 students are younger than 22 and 779 students are older than 65. The school has 3,515 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,359 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,724
21 & Under70
22-241,524
25-291,991
30-34827
35-39532
40 & Over779
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Ball State University, 4,252 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 347 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,724
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,252
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses347
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,125
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,252
Indiana Resident1,824
Other State In U.S.2,384
Outside of U.S.44



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