Ball State Fairs Well in NCAA's GSR Report
Ball State's 438 student-athletes achieved an overall 3.064 grade-point average on the school's 4.0 scale in 2010-11. Fourteen of the school's 19 programs managed over a 3.0 GPA, while every team tallied a 2.56 or better.
In the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate Report, Ball State's athletic programs graduated 73 percent of its student-athletes from the freshman class of 2004-05 in a six year period.
The graduation rates are affected by a number of factors, including those who transfer or are dismissed for academic deficiencies. Ball State student-athletes graduated at a 13 percent higher rate than the general student body freshman class entering the university in 2004-05.
Following are the Ball State teams with a 3.0 or better GPA in 2010-11:
3.591 - Women's Golf
3.468 - Women's Swimming and Diving
3.426 -- Women's Cross Country
3.415 - Women's Tennis
3.406 - Women's Soccer
3.374 - Women's Volleyball
3.242 -- Softball
3.221 - Field Hockey
3.205 - Men's Golf
3.157 - Women's Gymnastics
3.138 - Men's Swimming and Diving
3.085 - Women's Track *
3.077 - Men's Volleyball
3.051 - Men's Tennis
* Includes Indoor and Outdoor Track