Application for Admission

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Indiana residents may apply as residential or non-residential (commuter) students to the Indiana Academy. Students should submit their application during their sophomore year in high school.

NOTE: If you are living outside of the United States or living in the United States under a VISA, please contact Brandy Reichle at 765-285-8130 or at for how to apply as an International Student.

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The online portion of the application can be completed in one or multiple sessions. You will be asked to create a user ID and PIN when you click on the “Begin Application” button above.

It is highly recommended that you complete the “Personal Information” section of the application first, as this contains your email address, which we can use to contact you if there are any problems with your application.

Once you have completed and submitted the online portion of the application, you must download and complete a few additional forms. You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of the online portion of the application and a reminder to download these additional forms. If you do not receive this email, please contact us by phone at 800-316-3163 ext 1 or email at .

A complete application to the Indiana Academy includes the online application portion as well as the additional required application forms. Incomplete applications cannot be reviewed for admission — all application items must be received before an application is reviewed!

Application Deadlines

Missed our regular admission deadline? We will continue to accept completed applications until July 1. Don’t miss your opportunity — Submit your application now before all spaces in the Class of 2022 and our waitlist is full!

Ensure your spot! Apply by our Regular Admission deadline of May 1 to get priority registration for Orientation and a reduced enrollment deposit!

Early AdmissionRegular AdmissionLate Admission
Application DueFebruary 1May 1July 1
OrientationPriority registrationPriority registration
Enrollment Deposit$100$125$150
Applying to the Indiana Academy is free, and the enrollment deposit is only due after admission to the Academy.

Decision Notification

Admission to the Indiana Academy is selective and based upon previous academic records, recommendations, student short-answer essays, and the PSAT. Completed applications are reviewed by select members of the Academy faculty and administration. Decisions will be emailed to the students Ball State University email address, which they will create as part of the application process. Please allow approximately 4 weeks for receipt of a decision email.

If you have questions about the application, please contact or call 800-316-3163.