Butler University

Butler University

Indianapolis, IN
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
4,062
total students
$34,750 | $34,750
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
68%
acceptance rate
Very Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
594
sat math
585
sat reading
568
sat writing
27
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Actuarial Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Insurance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Recording Arts Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication and Media Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sports Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physician Assistant
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science, Technology and Society
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences and Humanities Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Applied Arts Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine and Studio Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Theory and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied10,103
    • Accepted6,917
    • Acceptance Rate68%
    • Enrolled4,062
    • Female Applicants5,674
    • Females Accepted3,997
    • Female Acceptance Rate70%
    • Male Applicants4,429
    • Males Accepted2,920
    • Male Acceptance Rate65%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some Audition/interview/portfolio required for applicants to JCFA. Four years of math and science STRONGLY recommended for students interested in COPHS majors and natural sciences
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.81
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 585 530 630
    • SAT Math 594 530 650
    • SAT Writing 568 520 610
    • ACT Composite 27 25 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$34,750
    • Out-of-state tuition *$34,750
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$902.00
    • Room and board *$11,620.00
    • Room only *$5,460.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,062
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.3%
    • Black or African American3.62%
    • White or Caucasian81.91%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.17%
    • Asian2.56%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races2.12%
    • Unknown3.55%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.78% representing 56 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students51% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 66%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Delta Delta Delta, Alpha Kappa Psi (professional business fraternity), Engineering Dual Degree Club (EDDC), Kappa Delta Pi, Pre-Pharmacy Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Football Yes Division B No
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division C No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty557
    • Full-time Percentage63%
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 4,677 students to 403 faculty

Location & Contact

4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3485
USA

Mrs.Aimee Scheuermann

Director of Admission

Phone: 317-940-8100
Fax: 317-940-8150
Email: admission@butler.edu


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