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Butler University
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  • 4 Year
  • INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Butler is a highly rated private university located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,509 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Butler acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Marketing, Finance, and Biology. Graduating 82% of students, Butler alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $45,200.

About

4600 SUNSET AVE
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46208
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Pioneer Football League

Butler University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Butler Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1150-1330
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$39,923 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,513 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 79 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 89 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 89 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    98%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,509 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
176
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Friendly and driven
    38%
  • Friendly
    18%
  • Privileged
    18%
  • Driven
    11%
  • High-achieving
    11%
  • Stuck up
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
62%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 100 responses
Poll
80%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 125 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • The Butler Way
    57%
  • The Butler Bubble
    28%
  • Home away from home
    8%
  • Community of CARE
    5%
  • Graduate Doubt-Free
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
82%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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