A Transfer Flight Path is an opportunity for you to connect with us to strategically design your academic plan while at your current school to create a smooth transition to Ball State. Whether the path is one or more semesters or an associate degree, we're here to assist.

Below are just a few examples of paths you can take to complete your degree at Ball State. You can see the benefits of each. If you’re ready, select the Start Your Flight Path button to complete the Transfer Flight Path form. If you aren’t sure which path is right for you or if you want a different path, choose “other” on the form.

Please feel free to reach out to our Transfer Center with questions or to learn more.

In-State Students

Complete Two Semesters

  • Complete 24 credit hours with a grade of C or better and at least a 2.0 GPA at any regionally accredited institution.
  • Indiana community college students who choose this path may do a reverse transfer for an associate degree by completing at least 36 additional credit hours at Ball State.

Complete the Indiana State Transfer General Education Core (STGEC)

  • Complete the 30-credit-hour Indiana STGEC with a 2.0 or greater GPA at one of our state institutions in Indiana. Learn more about the STGEC.
  • Indiana community college students who choose this path may do a reverse transfer for an associate degree after completing at least 30 additional credit hours at Ball State.
  • Community college transfer students completing this path with a 3.5 GPA or higher and enrolling in on-campus classes as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-time student at Ball State become eligible for the Ball State Transfer Scholarship ($1,000 for three years). This excludes Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship recipients.

Complete an Associate Degree

  • Complete an associate degree through a Transfer Single Articulation Pathway or transfer as a junior degree program at Ivy Tech Community College or Vincennes University.
  • If you’re an Indiana resident and a Phi Theta Kappa member, you are eligible for the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship ($4,500 per year for two years). You must have a 3.5 GPA, enroll in on-campus classes as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-time student at Ball State, and enroll for the first Fall or Spring semester following completion of the associate degree.

Complete Two Semesters

  • Complete 24 credit hours with a grade of C or better and at least a 2.0 GPA at any regionally accredited institution.

Complete an Associate Degree

  • Complete an associate degree at a regionally accredited community college.
  • Out-of-state resident transfers who complete an associate degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA may be eligible for an Academic Distinction Scholarship