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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
4,698
Undergraduate
Students
(59.7%) 2,804 Women
(40.3%) 1,894 Men
808
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 16,418 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 3

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.86
SAT Math
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
622 average
590-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$61,950
Tuition and Fees
$42,360
Room and Board
$15,540
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Freshman Award
$26,289
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$38,191
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
377
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
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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
28% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
3.7% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.1% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 42 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
73.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
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