Graduate Program Overview

Ball State University is a four-years, public school located in Muncie, Indiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,144 for Indiana residents and $26,600 for out-of-state students. It offers 176 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameBall State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN
Graduate School Students5,817 students
4,111 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,144
Out-of-State$26,600
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 176 Graduate Programs
88 Master's, 23 Doctorate, 65 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $10,144 and $26,600 for non-Indiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $431 for Indiana residents and $1,179 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$9,482$25,938
Fees$662$662
Cost per Credit$431$1,179
Books & Supplies$1,364
Room & Board$10,796 (On-Campus) / $10,796 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,804 (On-Campus) / $2,804 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,108$41,564
Off-Campus Total$25,108$41,564
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$9,216$9,392$9,512$9,990$10,144
Out-of-State$21,834$22,328$22,616$26,204$26,600

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Ball State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 176 major areas - 88 Master's (21 online programs), 23 Doctorate (1 online programs), 61 Post-Bachelor'(34 online programs), 4 Post-Master'(2 online programs). 2,364 students have been conferred Master's degree and 82 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
Total2,36482349199
Men468296117
Women1,89653288182
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
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
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
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
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
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Work and Family Studies
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Graduate Student Population

Total 21,597 students enrolled in Ball State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,817 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,250 male and 4,567 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,246 full-time and 4,571 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,111 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 535 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,817
Men Students1,250
Women Students4,567
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,817
Full-time Students1,246
Part-time Students4,571
By race/ethnicity 4,363 White, 416 Black, and 135 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
Total5,817
American Indian /
Native American
5
Asian135
Black416
Hispanic456
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
12
White4,363
Two or more races126
Un-Known102
80 students are younger than 22 and 819 students are older than 65. The school has 3,267 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,255 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,817
21 & Under80
22-241,526
25-291,741
30-34758
35-39497
40 & Over819
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, 4,111 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 535 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,421
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,111
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses535
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses775
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,111
Indiana Resident2,235
Other State In U.S.49
Outside of U.S.0



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