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Butler University

Indianapolis, IN

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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 Jerome Dueweke
Interim Director of Admission
Email: admission@butler.edu
Phone: 317-940-8100
Fax: 317-940-8150

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
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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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French Checkmark
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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
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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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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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,891
Applied
10,896
Accepted
4,685
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

8,575
Females Applied
6,277
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,316
Males Applied
4,619
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.86
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements: HS Secondary School Report

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 620 580 660
SAT Math 621 570 670
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,410
Private
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Fees

990
Full-time student fees
14,380
Room & board
6,950
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

25,549
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,933
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,497
Avg. Loan Aid
16,546
Avg. Grant Aid
21,703
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,685
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.09%
Black or African American 3.62%
White or Caucasian 82.51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 3.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.62%
Other 0.84%

Gender

Male (39.53%)
Female (60.47%)

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, Butler University Dance Marathon 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
Cheerleading 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
Cheerleading 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

645
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 379
Part-time - 266
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