B

BSU Admission Requirements

Muncie, Indiana

Chances of getting into Ball State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.8%
Admission Difficulty for Ball State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into BSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 15,539 out of 23,988 applicants were admitted making BSU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Ball State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at BSU, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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BSU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Ball State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Ball State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

BSU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Ball State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Ball State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

BSU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.42
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Ball State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ball State University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as BSU accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Ball State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 24% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

52% of Ball State University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Ball State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 90%
Bottom 50% of class 10%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Ball State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 15,284 8,704 23,988
Accepted 10,007 5,532 15,539
Acceptance Rate 65% 64% 65%
Enrolled 2,194 1,489 3,683
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 27% 24%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
7

Applicants have 7 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Ball State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Ball State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Ball State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
K
Kentucky State University

Frankfort, Kentucky

C
Chicago State University

Chicago, Illinois

W
West Virginia State University

Institute, West Virginia

A
Alabama A & M University

Normal, Alabama

B
SUNY College at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

W
Winston Salem State University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

C
Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=150136 IPEDS survey data for Ball State University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Ball State University?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to BSU. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.


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