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Nearby Major Cities

  • Indianapolis—about 60 miles
  • Dayton, Ohio—about 85 miles
  • Cincinnati—about 110 miles
  • Columbus, Ohio—about 150 miles
  • Louisville, Kentucky—about 160 miles
  • Chicago—about 220 miles
  • Detroit—about 230 miles
  • St. Louis—about 300 miles

Moving to a new city involves uprooting family, leaving behind jobs, schools, and other familiarities. The university recognizes these sacrifices are a part of the relocation process. To make the move more manageable, University Human Resource Services (UHRS) provides new university employees with practical information about programs and services available at the university and within the Muncie community.

The resources available on these pages are intended to be used as a guide and do not imply endorsement or recommendation of the businesses and organizations listed.

About Muncie

With about 70,000 residents, the city of Muncie offers a respite from the daily commutes and congestion of large metro areas. We enjoy a short driving distance everywhere and have easy access to several large metropolitan cities—and plenty to do right here in town.

Read the East Central Indiana Livability Guide.


Muncie Named 2020 All-America City Award Winner

Our city's continued effort to enhance the community's health and well-being earned Muncie the 2020 All-America City Award. Learn more.

This listing has been compiled as a guide to school options in and near Muncie, Indiana. This list does not imply endorsement or recommendation of any of the following schools. It is the responsibility of the individual using this list to schedule appointments, conduct interviews, and choose the school most suitable to their children’s needs.

Public Schools

Ball State-Affiliated School Systems

Private Schools

Other Central Indiana Colleges and Universities

There are numerous colleges and university in central Indiana for those, such as in a dual career situation, seeking employment in higher education.