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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,307
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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Ball State University

Ball State University is a 4-year, public university located in Muncie, IN. Students at Ball State University can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs.

Ball State University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Ball State University offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is Ball State University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Ball State is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Ball State University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Ball State is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Ball State University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Ball State offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Ball State University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Ball State’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Ball State University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Ball State’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Ball State University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Ball State offers online degree programs. 

Is Ball State University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Ball State is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Ball State University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Ball State University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Ball State University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Ball State is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Ball State University

At Ball State, we're more than just educators, we're educational entrepreneurs. Combining top-flight talent with the top-notch resources we have to offer, our students and faculty inject endless energy and creativity into what they teach and how they learn. The result—a university The Princeton Review calls one of the best in the Midwest.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 9,774
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 9,774
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,307
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    All
  • All
  • Amount
    $2,000.00
  • Number
    30
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $9,774
    In State
    $25,942
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $8,242
    In State
    $20,356
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,334
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 334
Student Population
  • Student Count
    16,415
    Undergraduate
    4,240
    Graduate
    445
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    39.3%
    Population
  • Female
    60.7%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    545
    SAT Math
    550
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    22
    ACT
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