Butler University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

4600 Sunset Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46208

(317) 940-8100

(888) 940-8100

Fax: (317) 940-8150



Contact: Scott Ham

Director of Admissions
Main Address

4600 Sunset Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46208

(317) 940-8000

www.butler.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,639

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 934

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,607

Graduate enrollment: 554

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts Management B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Pedagogy B
Music Theory/Composition B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Radio/Television B

Communications Technologies

Recording Arts Technology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Engineering Physics B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Greek, Modern B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Communication Disorders B
Pharmaceutical Sciences B
Pharmacy B
Physician Assistance B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Science, Technology & Society B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Butler University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (317) 940-8000
Website: www.butler.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: butler.edu/apply
Address: 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,495
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 66%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,495 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $41,120
Out-of-state Tuition: $41,120
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,564

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Butler University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Butler University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 92
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 82
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 754
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 42
History 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 2
Social Sciences 8
Visual and Performing Arts 95
Grand total 717218

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Butler University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $41,120
Out-of-state $41,120
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $11,298
Out-of-state $11,298

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,018 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,014 96% $18,564
Student loan aid 538 51% $9,509

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,931 92% $19,866
Federal student loans 2,104 49% $6,892

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Butler University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Butler University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 16,418 7,021 9,397
Percent admitted 100% 67% 69%
Percent admitted who enrolled 8% 8% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Butler University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 5,495
Undergraduate enrollment 4,698
Graduate enrollment 797

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Butler University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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