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Ball State University

As a state-assisted institution of higher education, Ball State offers a diverse academic program to 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university has a long history of leading sustainability initiatives, including participation in American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System, replacing its coal-fired steam plant with a ground-source geothermal system, and offering a Minor in Sustainability.

  • Size: SME
  • Type: Public institution
  • Listed: Non-listed
  • Sector: Universities
  • Country: United States of America
  • Country Status: OECD
  • Employees: 1,000 - 5,000
  • Revenue: 250325765 USD
  • GRI Community: Not provided
  • Stock listing code: Not provided


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HQ Address: 2000 W. University, Muncie, IN 47306
HQ City: Muncie, IN
Contact person: Mary Annette Rose
Email: send email




Climate change which can negatively impact agricultural production and tax revenue may reduce available state -level funding for Ball State.


Information garnered from the installation and use of our ground source geothermal system is a model for other institutions as an operational technology and a research and teaching platform. The university continues to share that experience in conferencing, publication, and web-based postings.