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Butler University
Indianapolis, IN
LOCATION AND SETTING
Indianapolis Population 843,393
Nearest Metropolitan Area Indianapolis
Environment Very large city
Campus Size 295 acres
Weather
Temperature 17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain 126 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map  
Nearest Airport 12 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
Nearest Bus Station 7 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
Nearest Train Station 7 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, single student apartments, fraternity/sorority housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 66% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 34%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance  
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bulldog
School Colors Navy and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x  
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x      
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports crew, equestrian sports, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports crew, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, swimming and diving, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities 36% of women participate
Fraternities 24% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus