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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. The most popular graduate school programs at Ball State University are Special Education and Teaching, Educational Administration, and Nursing Science, Education, and Practice. 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 students at your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Driven
    37%
  • Down-to-earth
    5%
  • Friendly
    32%
  • Intellectual
    11%
  • Organized
    16%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 17 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    35%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    24%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    35%
  • Preparation for PhD
    6%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
84%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 19 responses
Poll
95%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 19 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 19 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 19 responses
  • $25K-$50K
    47%
  • <$25K
    53%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 19 responses
  • $50-$75K
    5%
  • <$50K
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    84%
68%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 19 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
$33,944
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$722
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$73,500
National
$217,500

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