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Butler University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Indianapolis, Indiana. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

439 Undergraduate Degrees
79 Graduate Degrees
$43,673 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
65% Acceptance Rate

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Butler University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Butler.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#65 Best Value Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Butler has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#113 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is Butler University?

Location of Butler University

Contact details for Butler are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone: 317-940-8000

How Do I Get Into Butler?

You can apply to Butler online at:

Admission Requirements for Butler

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Butler?

65% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
55% Submit SAT Scores
Butler has an acceptance rate of 65%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.

Average Test Scores

About 55% of students accepted to Butler submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 660. Math scores were between 570 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Butler University  ( 580 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Butler University  ( 570 to 660 )
Butler received ACT scores from 77% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 31. Math scores were between 24 and 29. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Butler University  ( 24 to 31 )
ACT Math Scores for Butler University  ( 24 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for Butler University  ( 25 to 30 )

Can I Afford Butler University?

$43,673 Net Price
51% Take Out Loans
2.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Butler is $43,673. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Butler, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $9,509 a year. That adds up to $38,036 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Butler is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Butler University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,509 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,685 undergraduate students at Butler, with 4,509 being full-time and 176 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Butler

There are also 830 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,509 full-time undergraduates at Butler, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Butler

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Butler University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Butler Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 152
Black or African American 164
Hispanic or Latino 230
White 3,700
International Students 57
Other Races/Ethnicities 206

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Butler University. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 33 countries are represented at Butler. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, India, and Canada.

Online Learning at Butler University

0 Took All Classes Online

Butler University Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 107 0 107
Finance 95 0 95
Accounting 42 24 66
General Business Administration and Management 0 55 55
Other Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication 33 0 33
Insurance 30 0 30
General Management Information Systems 30 0 30
General Economics 24 0 24
Entrepreneurship 20 0 20
Actuarial Science 20 0 20
General Organizational Communication 17 0 17
International Business/Trade/Commerce 14 0 14
Sports Communication 7 0 7
Business Management & Marketing 0 0 0
TOTAL 439 79 518


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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