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Butler University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Butler University

Website: http://www.butler.edu
Address: 4600 Sunset Ave , Indianapolis , Indiana - 46208
Phone: (317) 940-8000
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, First professional degree
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Pioneer Football League
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $35
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
5,923
2,439
3,484
Percent admitted
72%
67%
75%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
22%
23%
22%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
530
640
SAT Math
550
650
SAT Writing
520
620
ACT Composite
25
29
ACT English
24
31
ACT Math
24
29
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $27,500
Out-of-state tuition $27,500
Books and supplies $800
On-campus room and board $9,410
On-campus other expenses $2,050
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
92%
-
Federal grant aid
14%
$4,045
State or local grant aid
20%
$5,488
Institutional grant aid
86%
-
Loan aid
60%
$7,445
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,438
39%
61%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,639
Estimated graduates enrolled 554
Undergraduates 24 years old 97%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 3%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 74%
Men 71%
Women 76%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 52%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 60%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 74%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $25,414 $26,806 $28,266 $29,246 3.5%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,530 $8,960 $9,410 $9,740 3.5%
Other $2,050 $2,050 $2,050 $2,050 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $36,794 $38,616 $40,526 $41,836 3.2%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Butler University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $35
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,246 2,554 3,692
Percent admitted 79% 77% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 19% 19% 19%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 399 42%
ACT 547 58%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 520 630
SAT Math 540 650
SAT Writing 520 620
ACT Composite 25 30
ACT English 25 31
ACT Math 25 30

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1915 - 1/1/1930 Terminated
  1/1/1931 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 6/27/1941 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 5/22/1992 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1991 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1931 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 3/1/2002 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1960 -   Accredited