|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into BSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 17,878 out of 23,305 applicants were admitted making Ball State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Ball State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Ball State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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|
What GPA do you need to get into Ball State University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into BSU. 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 grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as BSU accepts 77% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
52% of Ball State University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||26%||23%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 15, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Ball State University is $60.
What are the requirements for admission to Ball State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=150136 IPEDS survey data for Ball State University.
77% of those who apply are granted admission to BSU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.