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If you aren't majoring in Architecture or telecommunicationsQuite BrightCriminal
If you aren't majoring in Architecture or telecommunications/Graphic Design/Communications, or Education/, there is no reason to go here. It's 2019 and I am still currently enrolled as a Freshman, however I am transferring. If you are looking for a pride filled thriving college, this is not it AT all. The surrounding city sucks, the campus aesthetics suck as well, the faculty is decent, the classes are okay, but the overall vibe of the campus feels completely dead almost all the time. There are very few events, and most (not all) people keep to themselves. I am not much of a partier and am looking for more of a serious college. There is not much to do in the Muncie area, so expect people to be drinking Thursday - Saturday, and then recovering Sunday from all the parties they went to because that is the only thing to do here on the weekends. I'd say, if you got good grades and your major isn't what I stated above, i'd say spend your money elsewhere. On top of all this, the sports here suck even though we are D1 and everyone here knows it. With that being said, no one cares about BSU basketball or football, and if you are into the sport and pride aspect, no one here exactly has that. The only stand out-ish things BSU has to offer are, the TCOMM program, Architecture program, and guidance services. Scheduling classes are easy and nice, and your ed advising counselor helps you a lot. However BSU does state they have great study help and tutoring services. However if you don't need help with anything science, math, or history related, they don't have much help. The greek life is big here, and if you are in to the parties, f*ck-boy frat guys and terrible sorority girls, you'll enjoy that part of it.
1st Year Male -- Class 1922
Faculty Accessibility: A, Social Life: F
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I graduated from BSU in 1987 with aNursing
I graduated from BSU in 1987 with a BSN degree. In 2014, I decided to return to obtain a MSN degree. Initially, I contacted BSU to apply to the NP school and completed all the necessary paperwork as well as paying the $50 non-refundable admission fee. I received my denial letter of admission the day after I put my check in the mail. Needless to say, this transaction was handled with complete deceit on the part of the university/nursing department. I attempted to contact admissions as well as the department of nursing to resolve my feelings of deceit but each person I talked with just continued to pass me to someone else. After many failed attempts, I gave up. I applied to another university and received transparent communication that any educated professional would appreciate. I am happy to conclude that I earned my MSN degree from Anderson University in August, 2017. As for BSU, I removed my name from the Alumni. Lastly, I proudly sent my high school graduate to IU Bloomington.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Horrid "school.Super BrilliantAccounting
Horrid "school." I HATE it here. They have the worst website ever devised, they make students park half an hour away, the employees are rude and lazy, the parking spots are too small and rare, they have HORRID customer service, their wifi does not work half the time, their email does not work frequently, and I could go on. Literally the worst "school" I could have chosen. What did I do to deserve this hell hole of a "school?"
1st Year Male -- Class 1921
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