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Butler University

Indianapolis, IN

Butler, founded in 1855, is a private university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Pharmacy; the Jordan College of Fine Arts; and the University College. Its 290-acre campus is located in a residential area five miles from downtown Indianapolis.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students4,028
   Women2,406 (59.7%)
   Men1,622 (40.3%)
Graduate Students770


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate70% of 9,943 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.78
SAT Math577 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading570 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing556 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$54,740
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met73%
Average Freshman Award$27,072
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes


Indianapolis Population843,393
Nearest Metropolitan AreaIndianapolis
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 66% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Sororities40% of women participate
Fraternities 26% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
4.3% Black/African-American
4.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.3% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students0.4% from 53 countries
First-Year Students Returning92.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.54 3.92 610 660 28
Low 2.51 3.03 540 600 20
High 4.00 4.79 680 750 35
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Butler's campus includes a five-acre prairie, a seven-acre forest, a pond, a river and an inland waterway canal.

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