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Learn how to apply if you're home-schooled, a GED/TASC recipient, age 23 or older, a nondegree student, re-enrolling at Ball State, a guest enrolled at another institution, or a high school special applicant (dual credit, early college credit).
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You're about to become a Ball State Cardinal! If you're going to be an undergraduate student, you have a few things to do before you start your classes: confirm your enrollment, sign up for housing, and more. Follow our guide through this transition. We'll provide the resources and support you need to succeed from day one.
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