What is State Authorization?

Ball State University offers online programs to prospective students. The regulations for these programs differ from state to state, and if a student wishes to enroll in a different state’s program, that program must meet that state’s requirements.

Ball State is located in Indiana and is currently authorized by or pursuing authorization from all states, along with Washington D.C. and U.S. territories.

We encourage you to check your state’s authorizations if you are all of the following:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • Do not live in Indiana
  • Are considering enrolling in one of Ball State’s online programs

You can search for your authorization status below. Select “Program” to view a map of state authorizations for a particular program, or select “State” to view a list of authorization statuses for a particular state.