At the heart of architecture is curiosity. An enduring interest in what’s behind the structures and spaces of cities, neighborhoods, and villages. An unshakeable awareness of not only the design or technology of our building and communities, but also how they mirror philosophy and politics. And, ultimately, an abiding intrigue into how each place and space faces the challenge of persistence and relevance as the ideas, modes, and people change around them.

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Are you interested in one of our programs? Applying is easy, but admission to Ball State is competitive, so apply early! Review our admission requirements and steps to apply.

Also, we offer scholarships and graduate assistantships to help pay for your education.

Faculty Profiles

Emile Dixon

Work closely with our nationally recognized faculty who excel not only in the classroom but in their professions.

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Student in studio | Architecture Degree

Students, faculty, and community partners collaborate to solve real-world problems in innovative spaces.

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Alumni and Friends

Graduating with one of our degrees will connect you with the R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning’s active alumni network that spans the country. Our alumni stay involved with Ball State long after leaving through events, visits to campus, and projects with us, as well as actively recruiting students for their companies.

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Solar Decathlon Winners

College of Architecture and Planning students and faculty were named the 2023 Build Challenge Overall Winner during the international U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2023 Build Competition

Featured News

Architecture students Ben Fusco and Ricardo Ayala were selected as finalists in ICON’s Initiative 99, an international architecture competition. …

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ECAP’s Historic Preservation Time Travelers program has won the Indiana Landmarks’ 2024 Sandi Servaas Memorial Award, recognizing outstanding achievem …

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The Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association (IHLA) competition requires all second-year Ball State Architecture students to apply their design skills …

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Department of Architecture

Architecture Building (AB), Room 402
Muncie, IN 47306