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Ball State University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
78%
Part-Time Retention Rate
56%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$746
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    42%
  • 20-39
    46%
  • 40-99
    10%
  • 100+
    2%
94%
of students say they attend class.153 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Female Professors
48%
Male Professors
52%
Average Professor Salary
$88,572
Poll
53%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.153 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    3%
  • Hispanic
    2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    11%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    80%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
89%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.256 responses
Poll
80%
of students say professors care about their students' success.256 responses
Poll
79%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.256 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.256 responses
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