Our Education Pays for Itself

4 of every 5
students qualify for merit- or need-based financial aid

$12,000
average grants or scholarships
awarded to new freshmen

91%
career placement rate of
recent graduates

How Much Will It Cost?

Undergraduate

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Below are estimated costs for Ball State undergraduate students for the 2022-23 academic year. Cost information is based on full-time, on-campus enrollment for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Additional course or program fees may apply, depending on your major and course schedule. Actual housing and food costs may vary depending on the type of room and meal plan you request. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to change fees or charges for any semester or session.

For more detailed information, download our tuition and fees guide:

ESTIMATED 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS FOR undergraduate STUDENTS
Indiana Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition (12-18 credit hours per semester) $8,434 $25,918
Housing and food (21 meals per week) $11,144 $11,144
Student services fee $1,344 $1,344
University technology fee $336 $336
Recreation center fee $174 $174
Health center fee $152 $152
Residence hall technology fee $120 $120
TOTAL FIXED COSTS $21,704 $39,188

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Below are estimated costs for full-time, on-campus Ball State graduate students for the 2022-23 academic year. Cost information is based on enrollment for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Actual tuition is determined by the number of credit hours taken. Additional course or program fees may apply, depending on your major and course schedule. Actual housing and food costs may vary depending on the type of room and meal plan you request. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to change fees or charges for any semester or session.

For more detailed information, download our tuition and fees guide:

Graduate Assistant Tuition Remission Program 

The Graduate Assistant Tuition Remission Program provides eligible graduate assistants with a tuition waiver dependent on whether their assignment is full-time or part-time. Learn more.

ESTIMATED 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS FOR graduate STUDENTS
Indiana Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition (9 credit hours per semester) $7,884 $21,546
Student services fee $1,344 $1,344
University technology fee $336 $336
Recreation center fee $174 $174
Health center fee $152 $152
Transportation fee $120 $120
TOTAL FIXED COSTS $10,010 $23,672

An online education from Ball State is one of the most convenient ways
to earn a degree amid your busy life, and it's also one of the most affordable.

See Online Tuition and Fees

Living on campus—required for most freshmen—can easily be one of the
most beneficial and memorable experiences of your college life.

With 11 unique residence halls and two apartment communities,
we offer plenty of variety to accommodate your lifestyle. Plus, campus
housing is one of the most affordable places to live during college.

See Housing and Food Costs

Apply for Financial Aid

To be considered for financial aid at Ball State, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible between October 1 and April 15 each year.

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Calculate Costs and Scholarships

Enter estimates of your family's income and your academic information into our Net Price Calculator to get a better idea of the financial aid and out-of-pocket costs involved in attending Ball State. Or you can use our Scholarship Calculator to quickly see some of the awards you may be eligible for.

Find What You Need in the Student Financial Services Office

Do you need to make a payment to Ball State? Our Student Financial Services office will help with bills, collections, and deposits for anything you may owe the university.