The School of Art at Ball State has exceptional faculty, world-class facilities and a diverse group of talented, award-winning students. We believe that we provide the best undergraduate art training in Indiana and among the finest in the Midwest. Almost every single student in every course is taught by full-time seasoned professionals with real-world experience and advanced degrees. While enrollment in art programs around the country has dropped dramatically over the last decade, our undergraduate enrollment has seen strong growth, with our population topping 600 majors in 2019. The School of Art offers BA, BS and BFA degrees in fourteen different areas, including Animation and Glass. And we have expanded our selective graduate program to include the MFA degree in Ceramics, Glass, Metals and Sculpture/Intermedia.
Our biggest concern: The School of Art at Ball State University is committed to providing an excellent education without expecting students to incur the burden of substantial debt. We take this commitment seriously as our ethical responsibility and we want the opportunity to provide financial assistance to as many students as we can. I know that any financial aid we can provide for our students help with lessening anxiety and allow our students to focus on their artwork instead of focusing on working full time or part time jobs.
The generosity of community partners and alumni has allowed the School of Art to serve students and the people of Indiana for generations. Your contributions will help us to continue our mission to provide excellent—and affordable—training and mentorship to Indiana’s most talented artists.