Partner Profile: Ball State University

Type of link: Institutional

Established: 1899

Number of Students: 

  • 14,862 Undergraduate
  • 1,304 Postgraduate


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana.  The Ball State campus has more than 100 buildings spanning 731 acres and nearly 400 acres of research property.  Although it has one campus it has 2 satellite facilities in Fishers and in the capital city, Indianapolis.


All courses are offered in English. Students from any academic department are eligible to apply at the discretion of their department’s exchange coordinator.  Below there are a list of colleges which are home to a wide variety of degree schemes: 

Exam Resit

An undergraduate student may repeat a course an unlimited number of times, except in cases where a department has imposed repetition limits. The repetition of a course does not remove the previous grades from the student's official academic record.


There are range of accommodation options available to Aberystwyth students at Ball State.  Though places are available, there is a limited number so students must make sure that they submit their applications as soon as possible.  Ball State boasts a huge number of on-campus residences, including:                ‌

Visa Information

All international and exchange students must apply for a student visa.  The cost of the visa may change year on year, more information can be found here.

Getting There

Ball State is located in Muncie, Indiana, about 55 miles (one hour) northeast of Indianapolis. Muncie’s location in the heart of the Midwest makes it easily accessible by highways and charter flights from many locations, including the Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Dayton airports.  Fort Wayne is 73 miles away from campus and Dayton is 79 miles away.

How to Apply

All students wishing to go on an exchange to Ball State must apply through Aberystwyth University as they must first be nominated by the international office and students usually go in the second semester of their second year unless they have special permission from their department.