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Ball State University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Muncie, IN

Location and Setting


Muncie Population
70,316
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Campus Size
1,140 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Muncie
Nearest Train Station
56 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
63%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Cardinal
School Colors
Cardinal and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x    
Field Hockey x x    
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running    
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Soccer    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field    
Volleyball x x
Women's Club Sports
baseball, bowling, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
bowling, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, soccer, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo, wrestling

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student voluntary services, national society of collegiate scholars, dance marathon, cardinal catholic, national society of leadership and success
Sororities
15.2% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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