Amazing opportunities await you in Ball State’s Graduate School. With a beautiful campus and student-centered faculty, our graduate experience will support you as you develop research and leadership skills to make a positive impact on our community, region, and world. Our diverse community is ready to welcome you as a learning partner and help you reach your career goals. As Cardinals, We Fly.

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Your Next Degree

Ball State’s more than 100 graduate programs in seven colleges include master’s, doctoral, and specialist degrees and certificates in high-demand fields. Many of our programs are ranked among the nation’s best and offer flexibility with on-campus or online classes.

Exceptional Support

Everyone at Ball State is dedicated to ensuring your success—from your first class to your future career. We’ll support you with all the resources you need to grow and thrive academically, professionally, and personally.

100+ Graduate Programs

5,371 Graduate Enrollment 2022-23

Average graduate class size of 11 students

15 Accelerated Master's Programs

Welcoming Community

At Ball State, we work hard to foster an inclusive and diverse campus community. Our faculty and staff treat students as learning partners in the classroom and beyond, helping them build supportive relationships from day one. You will feel at home here because you’ll be at home here.

Engaging Campus

Place matters, and that is particularly true on Ball State’s beautiful campus. Our perfect size is distinctive. New and renovated facilities provide a healthy, eco-friendly, and technology-rich environment for a vibrant array of educational and recreational activities. View our campus map.

Explore our creative and cultural events and venues. Most are free or discounted for students.

See our programs and award-winning facilities where students can stay fit and compete for fun.

Cheer on our Cardinals in your favorite sport as they compete in the NCAA's top division.

Living at Ball State

Our comfortable apartment communities offer a quiet, affordable place for graduate students to live near campus. With free bus service, you’ll have easy access to all of the resources and amenities at Ball State and throughout the city of Muncie.

Getting Started

At Ball State, we put a world-class graduate education within reach through competitive costs, financial assistance, individual advising, and student support services. Elevate your future with our help!

Find faculty and staff who will answer your questions about specific graduate programs we offer.

See all of the support services and helpful resources available to our graduate students.

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