Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges have suspended or relaxed some admitted student requirements and extended decision and enrollment deposit deadlines. We recommend that you contact the colleges to which you have been accepted directly for the most updated and accurate information.

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.

Website: www.butler.edu/

Private
Co-ed
4,685
Undergraduate
Students
(60.5%) 2,833 Women
(39.5%) 1,852 Men
830
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 14,891 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.86
SAT Math
621 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
620 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$61,830
Tuition and Fees
$43,400
Room and Board
$14,380
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Freshman Award
$26,933
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,695
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
379
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
See more

Campus Life

Indianapolis Population
843,393
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
67% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
39% of women participate
Fraternities
27% of men participate
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
3.6% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.1% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
0.7%
First-Year Students Returning
88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
74.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
76%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
See more

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.