4,229
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,357
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Butler University is a Comprehensive institution located in Indianapolis, IN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN  46208-3485
United States
Contact Mr. Delorean Menifee
Director of Admission
Email: admission@butler.edu
Phone: 317-940-8100
Fax: 317-940-8150

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management Checkmark
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,635
Applied
9,532
Accepted
4,229
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

8,406
Females Applied
5,601
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,229
Males Applied
3,931
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.83
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended One recommendation
Other requirements: Audition, interview, portfolio; 4 years of math and science strongly recommended for COPHS majors and natural sciences

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 619 580 660
SAT Math 616 24 29
ACT Composite 27 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

40,160
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Fees

960
Full-time student fees
14,690
Room & board
7,660
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

25,357
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,981
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,043
Avg. Loan Aid
14,312
Avg. Grant Aid
20,935
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,229
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.74%
Black or African American 3.93%
White or Caucasian 82.61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 3.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 2.95%
Other 2.1%

Gender

Male (39.87%)
Female (60.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 67%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, SGA Concerts and Spring Sports Spectacular

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Pre-Pharmacy Club, American Chemical Society Students Affiliate, Answers for Autism (Butler University Chapter), Delta Delta Delta and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

568
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 363
Part-time - 205