#767 Overall Influence #1046 Desirability Rank

Ball State University

Public university in Muncie, Indiana, United States

From Wikipedia

Ball State University is a public research university in Muncie, Indiana. It has two satellite facilities in Fishers and Indianapolis. On July 25, 1917, the Ball brothers, industrialists and founders of the Ball Corporation, acquired the foreclosed Indiana Normal Institute for $35,100 and gave the school and surrounding land to the State of Indiana. The Indiana General Assembly accepted the donation in the spring of 1918, with an initial 235 students enrolling at the Indiana State Normal School – Eastern Division on June 17, 1918.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

20,167

Acceptance

87%

Graduation Rate

67%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,482

Fees (in-state)

$662

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$44,600

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

20K

Under-Grads

15K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2000 University Ave, Muncie IN 47306

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

11 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

39 per 100K

Violent Crime

4 per 100K

What is Ball State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#297 World Rank
Business
#439 World Rank
Education
#604 World Rank
Literature
#947 World Rank
Engineering
#370 World Rank
Communications
#509 World Rank
History
#663 World Rank
Political Science
#953 World Rank
Medical
#444 World Rank
Psychology
#765 World Rank
Mathematics
#929 World Rank
Computer Science
#1360 World Rank
Biology
#840 World Rank
Law
#721 World Rank
Economics
#185 World Rank
Social Work
#1405 World Rank
Philosophy
#550 World Rank
Anthropology
#722 World Rank
Sociology
#1072 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1860 World Rank
Religious Studies
#806 World Rank
Nursing
#1968 World Rank
Physics
#2241 World Rank
Chemistry
#1149 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are Ball State University's Most influential alumni?

Ball State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Business, and Communications

Kim Sun-a

Kim Sun-a

South Korean actress

Nate Davis

Nate Davis

American football player

Brian Tennyson

American golfer

Mian Chin

Mian Chin

Chinese atmospheric chemist

Mary Wiseman

American politician

Jeremy Hazelbaker

Jeremy Hazelbaker

American professional baseball player for the Arizona Diamondbacks

Marcus Norris

American basketball player

Anthony Kukwa

American-football player

Peter Jubeck

Peter Jubeck

American restaurateur

Keith Wenning

Keith Wenning

American football player

Lenna Arnold

Lenna Arnold

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player

Walter Brasch

American journalist