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College Deliberately: Ball State University

Ball State University is a very large, public, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, research and religion located in the city of Muncie, IN. It is known for Special Education and Teaching, Other, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism and Radio and Television.

Ball State University

place 2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN 47306
phone Phone: (765) 289-1241
web Web: http://www.bsu.edu
  • Ball State University is also known as:
    Ball State University, BSU, Ball U

Accreditation

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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Ball State UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1947
Ball State UniversityNursing (NUR) – Baccalaureate program
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1968
Ball State UniversityAudiology (AUD) – Graduate degree programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1974
Ball State University at Pendleton Correctional FacilityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1974
Ball State UniversityDietetics (DIETT) – Dietetic Technician Program
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1978
Ball State UniversityNursing (MNUR) – Master’s program
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1984
Ball State University at Correctional Industrial FacilityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1986
Ball State UniversityRadiologic Technology (RADTT) – Programs for radiation therapists
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic TechnologyProgramAccredited1990
Ball State University at Indiana Women’s PrisonInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1992
Ball State UniversityArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1994
Ball State UniversityTheatre (THEA) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1996
Ball State University at Indiana State PrisonInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1997
Ball State University at Miami Correctional FacilityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2000
Ball State University at Outreach Services SiteInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2002
Ball State University at New Castle Correctional FacilityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2003
Ball State UniversityDance (DANCE) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2006
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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9
Associate degree
184
Bachelor’s degree
88
Master’s degree
25
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
2
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
 

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Ball State University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 121
Baseball Men’s 35
Soccer Women’s 33

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