Butler University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Butler University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,715 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1855 and is one of the 32 colleges located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
At Butler University you can get your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Butler University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy, Accounting and Finance, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
91%
The student retention rate at Butler University is very high at 91% (well above Indiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Butler University is good: 76%.

Student to faculty ratio at Butler University is good, 11:1. Read more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,200
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, about $32,300 a year. The additional fees at Butler University not covered by tuition are approximately $900, which comes to a total of $33,200 per year.

Read the details about Butler University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
As reported in recent data, 9,682 applications were submitted and 6,379 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

Butler University might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Butler University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Butler University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Butler University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Butler University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,400 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Butler University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Butler University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Butler University Location and Maps



Post Address: Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA
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