Butler University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Indianapolis, IN

$42,410

Avg tuition

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About Butler University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Butler University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Indianapolis, Indiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,492, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 76%. The university offers 83 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 82%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $42,410.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

76% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

86% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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82% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-30

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1150-1320

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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6k

Students enrolled

8%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

83%

Hispanic

5%

Black

3%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

Unknown

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

13% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

6

Total Online Enrollment

431

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

92% On-campus

8% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 38% online

Master's Check Bold 21% online

Doctorate Check Bold 50% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $42,410 $42,410
Graduate $13,716 $13,716

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $14,380
On-campus other expenses $3,050
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $14,380
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,050
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,050

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $60,840 $60,840
Off-campus without family $60,840 $60,840
Off-campus with family $46,460 $46,460

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

11%

Institution Grant Aid

93%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,143
State Grant Aid $7,095
Institution Grant Aid $18,161
Pell Grant Aid $4,600

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$55k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.