68%

Acceptance Rate

$18,564

Avg.Financial Aid

001788

FAFSA Code

About Butler University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,495

Website

www.butler.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

There is a private university in Indianapolis, IN called Butler University. Butler University occupies a total area of about 295 acres. It was in 1855 when the Butler University was founded. Butler University believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Education, Research, Service and its official colors are butler blue and white. In addition to over 4,887 undergraduate students, BU also boasts of over 602 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 5,489. The school has a total of 328 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Butler University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At BU around 82% are white, 5% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 4% are Black or African American. Further, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. In its 165 years of existence, BU has produced several known personalities like Kurt Vonnegut (Novelist, Screenwriter), Janet Langhart (Journalist, Model), David Starr Jordan (Science writer), and Sarah Fisher (Race car driver). Butler University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I Big East, and Pioneer League (football). BU offers a total of 275 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education), ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant), and CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs). The total endowment of the Butler University is around $213 million (2018).

Location & Contact

Address

4600 Sunset Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3179408000
Fax: 3179409990
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. Butler University has been ranked at the 216th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

68%

SAT Range

1170 - 1330

ACT Range

25 - 30

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to BU is easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1150-1330 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Butler University, must score 27 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 24 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208. They can also call them at (317) 940-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$37,954

Average Annual Cost

$40,160

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$960

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,690

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,850

Total One Year Cost

$59,660

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to BU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $61,950. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($42,360), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($15,540), and budget for other expenses ($3,050). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

89%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$159

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Marketing

130 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

90 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

74 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

69 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

66 Graduates

Biology, General

58 Graduates

Chemistry

40 Graduates

Psychology, General

36 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

32 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

31 Graduates

Economics

29 Graduates

Music

29 Graduates

Political Science and Government

25 Graduates

Criminology

21 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

21 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

20 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

18 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

18 Graduates

International Business

16 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

16 Graduates

Mathematics

15 Graduates

Dance

14 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

13 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

13 Graduates

Sociology

13 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

12 Graduates

Physics

12 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

12 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

10 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

10 Graduates

Insurance

10 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Journalism

7 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

6 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

6 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

6 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

5 Graduates

Anthropology

3 Graduates

Classical and Ancient Studies

3 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

2 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Computer Engineering

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,698

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

14%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

2% Unknown

4% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

58%

Out Of State

40%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$71,968 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

68%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,660/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,030/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,030/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pioneer Football League

Total Male Athletes

236

Total Female Athletes

196

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

22

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $15,540 per year for living on campus. Butler University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at BU costs around $7,030 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$45,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$11,500

$19,474

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$119 - 202

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,564

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,988

Students Receiving State Aid

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,570

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,214

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$30,552

$30K - $48K

$28,784

$48K - $75K

$23,103

$75K - $110K

$19,833

> $110K

$16,784

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,368,818

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$31,756,945

The financial aid department of Butler University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Butler University is around $18,129 and the federal grant is $5,375. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $7,065, while the institutional aid is $18,129. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at BU based on students' financial needs add up to $3,368,818 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $31,756,945.

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