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Ball State University
  • Graduate School
  • MUNCIE, IN

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Ball State is a public graduate school in Muncie, Indiana. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,724 graduate students. Of the 72 graduate programs offered at Ball State University, 20 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 79% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,724
Part-Time Grad Students
4,529
Research Assistants
275
Teaching Assistants
321
Racial Diversity
  • White
    76.6%
  • African American
    6.1%
  • Hispanic
    6.1%
  • Unknown
    3.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3.2%
  • Asian
    2.5%
  • Multiracial
    1.9%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
  • Native American
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    8%
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Intellectual
    8%
  • Organized
    6%
  • All of the above
    27%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 46 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    15%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    11%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    48%
  • All of the above
    24%
  • Preparation for PhD
    2%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
91%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 47 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 47 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 44 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 48 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    44%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    40%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    13%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    2%
  • More than $100,000
    2%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 48 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    15%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    10%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    2%
  • Did not graduate yet
    73%
77%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 48 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$40,309
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$842
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$88,000
National
$281,900

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