Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

  • 13th in the midwest and 46th in the nation for undergraduate programs (2023)

U.S. State Department

  • Critical Language Scholarship - awarded to Ball State freshman Scott Weber in April 2022

Sales Education Foundation

  • Top 5 - Top Universities for Professional Sales Education every year since 2013

University Sales Center Alliance

  • Full Membership Status: The Ball State Center for Professional Selling is one of only 39 full-member University Sales Center Alliance (USCA) schools. Ball State was one of the five founding members of the USCA. Full membership is based on the school having a designated sales center, sales training (recording) facilities, small class sizes, and a quality teaching/research faculty
  • The Center for Professional Selling’s annual Sales Career Fair is one of the largest of its kind in the country

  • No. 5 - Best Bachelor's Degrees in Sales (2021), Ball State's Center for Professional Selling Program. (Recognition is based on academic and career resources, the quality of education, faculty, and more.)

Great Business Schools

  • No. 9 - Best Online Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degrees (2020), Ball State Department of Information Systems Operations Management

International Insurance Society

  • Ball State is one of only a few universities worldwide to be designated a Global Center of Insurance Excellence by the International Insurance Society since 2017.


Ball State's Property Management Program is one of only 12 such programs in the United States


Best Online Master's Programs

  • No. 19 - Business Administration (MBA) - U.S. News and World Report
  • No. 22 - MBA - U.S. News and World Report

Best Online Undergraduate Programs

  • No. 47 - Bachelor's Degree

Best Online Master's Programs for Veterans

  • No. 36 - Veterans MBA - U.S. News and World Report