Butler University: Review & Facts

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Butler University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,800 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1855 and is one of the 28 colleges located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
84
Fair
At Butler University you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, 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 84 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Education, Pharmacy, Accounting and Finance, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
89%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at Butler University is high at 89% (well above Indiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Butler University is good: 75%.

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
$37,100
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, about $36,100 a year. The additional fees at Butler University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,000, which comes to a total of $37,100 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 9,943 applications were submitted and 7,003 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
$5,700
Medium
Butler University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

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
F
Unsafe
Butler University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,700 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 very 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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