Ball State University (BSU), Indiana Campus & Infrastructure

Indiana (Indiana) Estd : 1918 Approved by : Other
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On-campus greenhouses to our top-notch art and music facilities to college Digital Fabrication Lab to college David Letterman Communication and Media Building

Ball State University's campus spans 1,140 acres (460 ha)and includes 106 buildings at 7,180,728 square feet, centered mostly around two main quadrangles. The original quadrangle, "Old Quad," anchors the south end of campus and includes most of the university's earliest academic buildings, Christy Woods, and the Wheeler-Thanhauser Orchid Collection and Species Bank. The focal points of the Old Quad are Beneficence and the Fine Arts Building, home to the David Owsley Museum of Art since 1935. The museum contains some 11,000 works valued at more than $40 million.The museum is currently under renovation that will expand the total exhibition space from 17,179-to-27,000-square-foot .The Fine Arts Terrace, overlooking the Old Quad, hosts the annual spring commencement ceremonies.

The newer quadrangle is located to the north and consists of a variety of modern buildings (1960–present), with such landmarks as Bracken Library, Emens Auditorium, and the Frog Baby Fountain, located on University Green. Shafer Tower is the focal point of the new quadrangle.

These include Ball Diamond and Softball Field, Briner Sports Complex, Fisher Football Training Complex, and the 22,500-seat Scheumann Stadium, home to Ball State Cardinals football. The 11,500-seat John E. Worthen Arena anchors the central campus athletic facilities, including the Field Sports Building, the Health and Physical Activity Building, Lewellen Aquatic Center, and the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Other facilities include the Cardinal Creek Tennis Center and Lucina Tennis Courts.

  • Area 1140 Acres
  • Total Students 21053
  • Hostel Facility True

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