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Ball State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$12,804/ year
National
$15,431
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,260/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,540/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,468/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,357/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,284/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$9,498/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$25,016/ year
Average Housing Costs
$9,656/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
Data not available
Books & Supplies
$1,320/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
67%
Average Loan Amount
$7,341/ year
National
$7,033

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
89%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,397/ year
National
$7,271
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    38%
  • State Grant Aid
    30%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    47%
  • Pell Grant
    38%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,656
  • State Grant Aid
    $6,149
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $7,122
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,464
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 341 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    42%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    22%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    6%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    18%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    11%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
A-
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
73%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.133 responses
Graduation Rate
59%
National
47%
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