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Ball State University

Program in Journalism

Muncie, IN

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Overview

Ball State University / Program in Journalism is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
10
Accepted
9
Enrolled
71%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 150 verbal)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate, transcripts of all prior course work, current resume or curriculum vitae, 1000-word statement of purpose, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
80%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 19.05%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 9.52%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Dr. Johnny Sparks
Chairperson
Email: jvsparks@bsu.edu
Phone: 765-285-8728
Fax: 765-285-7997