If you are thinking about applying to Ball State University, the regular decision application deadline is March 14 and the application fee is $60. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Ball State University does not offer early decision or early action.. Ball State University will release EA admissions decisions no later than May 1.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
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To apply, all applicants to Ball State University must submit the following items. Double check with Ball State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Students admitted to Ball State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Ball State University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Ball State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
Transfer students can enroll in Ball State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Ball State University?
Students who are admitted to Ball State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Ball State University accept transfer credits?
Ball State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Ball State University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Ball State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
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Do I have to submit test scores to Ball State University?
No, Ball State University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ball State University is Mar 14.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ball State University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Ball State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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