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Butler University
Indianapolis, IN
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $54,740
Tuition and Fees $38,360
Room and Board $12,830
 
Books and Supplies $1,000
Other Expenses $2,550
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan, prepayment discount
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001788
Free
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 1,229 (97.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 769 (62.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 769 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 99 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 63%
Average Award $23,481
  Need-Based Gift Received by 760 (98.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,085
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 560 (72.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,228
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 132 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 449 (35.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,998
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 4,172 (94.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 2,686 (64.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 2,686 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 315 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 67%
Average Award $24,536
  Need-Based Gift Received by 2,635 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,022
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 2,051 (76.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,865
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 351 (13.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 1,451 (32.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,570
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 63%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $35,730
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid Not reported
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 8.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Veterans, Veterans' Children
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$925