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Ball State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$12,847/ year
National
$15,403
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,671/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,083/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,525/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,406/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,602/ 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
$9,654/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$25,428/ year
Average Housing Costs
$9,936/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
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
$7,242/ year
National
$6,857

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
89%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,754/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    36%
  • State Grant Aid
    31%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    48%
  • Pell Grant
    36%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,763
  • State Grant Aid
    $6,900
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $7,448
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,596
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
60%
National
48%
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