Why you belong in the Honors College

The Honors College is a place where curious and motivated students thrive. We will nurture your interests and passions within the context of a diverse, collaborative, and interdisciplinary community. We will mentor and empower you as you prepare for a fulfilling career and a meaningful life. Make the Honors College part of your Ball State journey!

92% Career Placement

50 Funded Fellowships each year

Majors in every Department & School

Meet Our Students

What it's like in the Honors College

Our Honors College Advisors:

Amanda Ballenger and Sarah Haley

You may also call the Honors College at 765-285-1024 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through the academic year and 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the summer) with questions or to get an appointment with an advisor or dean.

Check out the resources we provide our current students.

Ready to Take Flight

Let's Talk:

Call the Honors College at 765-285-1024 to talk with a current Honors College student any day during business hours (M-F 8 am to 5 pm EST)

Visit Us:

Go to bsu.edu/visit to schedule a visit to the Honors College. You can sit in on an Honors College class, meet a student, and experience a typical campus day.


Go to bsu.edu/honors/scholarships for details


When you apply for admission to Ball State, you will see the question "Do you wish to apply for admission to the Honors College?" Select "Yes." If you've already applied to Ball State, email askus@bsuedu and request an Honors College application.


Current Student Spotlight

Jordyn Blythe

Jordyn Blythe - Current student in the Honors College as of March 2023Jordyn Blythe is a May 2022 graduate of Ball State University and the Honors College. She holds a bachelor’s degrees in Communication Studies and Political Science. Blythe currently works at ADVISA and is a member of the Orr Fellowship’s class of 2022, an organization which prioritizes the career and personal development of young professionals. Jordyn’s desire to support people as they grow shines through her mentoring and community service experience.