$40,160

Tuition

$59,660

Cost of Attendance

$37,954

Net Price

Butler University Tuition and Fees

Butler University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across different fields, providing quality education to students. The expense of education here is very high, compared to the tuition fees charged by different colleges. The average annual cost for students opting to pursue undergraduate programs at the university is estimated to be around $42,360, based on 2020 - 2021 official information. This amount includes the total tuition fees as well as other expenses. While housing costs $15,540, the charges for books and supplies and other expenses stand at $1,000 and $3,050, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$41,120$41,120
Book & Supplies$1,000$1,000
Room & Board cost$14,690$14,690
Other Expenses$2,850$2,850
Total Cost of Attendance$59,660$59,660

Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. They must plan for several other expenses that accompany the cost of attendance such as lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among others. The total tuition and fees for students attending Butler University come out to be around $42,360 per year. In addition, the students will be needed to pay an average expense of $1,000 for books and supplies, $15,540 toward room and boarding, and $3,050 for different other expenses in a year. So, the overall cost of attending BU comes out to be about $61,950 per year, according to the most recent information available.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$37,954

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$25,854

$30,001 to $48,000

$27,622

$48,001 to $75,000

$33,303

$75,001 to $110,000

$36,573

$110,000+

$39,622

The net price of attending Butler University is nothing but the actual amount that the students are required to pay in a year. It depends upon the annual family income of the applicant. The net cost to be borne is typically higher for candidates whose family income is comparatively higher. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At BU, the average net price is estimated to be around $39,923. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $28,783. For the individuals whose income is somewhere between $30,001 and $48,000, the amount comes to $32,661. The amount stands at $35,778 for an annual income between $48,001 and $75,000, $39,897 for the $75,001-$110,000 income bracket, and $40,633 for a family income above $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$41,120$41,120
Room & Board Cost$14,690$14,690
Total Tuition & Fees$55,810$55,810

At Butler University, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $42,360 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $15,540 for their room and boarding expenses. In view of this information, the estimated total cost for undergraduate students at BU adds up to $61,950.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$11,298$11,298
FeesN/AN/A

Moving on to the tuition and fees charged for students who wish to join postgraduate programs offered at BU, the amount stands at $12,858 per year. Notably, no graduation fee is collected from the students at Butler University.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$580
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$1,670

The graduate and undergraduate courses have a varying cost per credit hour – which is the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend BU. The cost per credit hour for graduate degrees sits at $214, while that of undergraduate degrees is $325, as per the 2019-2020 fee structure. At present, Butler University also offers various online programs to students across as many as 82 different majors.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$14,690$14,690
Other Expense$2,850$2,850
Book & Supplies$1,000$1,000

Now, coming to the lodging and related expenses at BU, the actual amount to be paid remains the same irrespective of whether the candidate opts to live on-campus or off-campus. The housing facilities will cost students around $18,590 per year. On the other hand, the room and board charges that the students have to pay total around $15,540 per year. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,000. Furthermore, the other expenses that the students should plan for come to around $3,050.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$14,690

Off Campus

$14,690

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$2,850

Off Campus

$2,850

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,000

Off Campus

$1,000

Now, coming to the lodging and related expenses at BU, the actual amount to be paid remains the same irrespective of whether the candidate opts to live on-campus or off-campus. The housing facilities will cost students around $18,590 per year. On the other hand, the room and board charges that the students have to pay total around $15,540 per year. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,000. Furthermore, the other expenses that the students should plan for come to around $3,050.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Post Graduate Certificate NA NA

Butler University offers 1 online programs across 1 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $311,905. In contrast, the total expenses for undergraduate students amounted to $39,923 in 2018-2019, $37,954 in 2017-2018, and $38,051 in 2016-2017.

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