Indiana University School of Medicine—Muncie

IU School of Medicine—Muncie is the School’s only statewide campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students as well as residents and faculty convenient access to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. And with small class-sizes, medical students at this campus benefit from a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities and conveniences that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Like the School’s other statewide campuses, medical students in Muncie also have exceptional community participation opportunities through student groups, medical service learning programs, extracurricular activities and summer enrichment electives.

Led by national experts in their fields, the medical education program at IU School of Medicine—Muncie follows the school’s statewide core curriculum. Faculty at the IU School of Medicine—Muncie stay current with their own medical education and are involved in research projects ranging from synaptic rearrangement imaging to understanding the role of glycogen in the development and physiology of disease. Students and faculty at this campus form close bonds that enrich both academic and professional growth.

Live and Learn in Muncie

Medical students and their friends and family can access information and resources about the Muncie campus to better understand how to navigate this campus and make the most of their time at the IU School of Medicine Muncie campus.

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Campus Tour

Located on the campus of Ball State University, IU School of Medicine-Muncie offers a traditional collegiate environment for learning. Here, students and faculty alike enjoy all the benefits of traditional campus life in a small town within about an hour’s drive to the bigger-city amenities of Indianapolis.


Christine Sharlow

Christine Sharlow

MS2, Muncie Campus
With an infectious outgoing personality, Christine is consistently positive and professional. She is always willing to volunteer for various activities.
Derron Bishop, PhD

Derron Bishop, PhD

Associate Dean; Campus Director; Professor of Physiology
Recognized as an extraordinary faculty member and administrator, Derron Bishop, PhD, has been instrumental in planning and implementing the new MD curriculum statewide.
“Living in Muncie allows me to spend time with my family and pursue the activities I enjoy, due to the short trip to campus. I strongly recommend it!”
J. Matt Neal, MD, assistant dean for Educational Affairs and Faculty Development

Statewide Student Community

The College and House Program is designed to connect IU School of Medicine students at different campuses during their four-year medical education experience to inspire a strong sense of community, peer support and a culture of wellness among medical students.

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