4600 Sunset Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46208 317-940-8100
http://www.butler.edu admission@butler.edu
About Butler University
  • Year of Foundation 1855
  • Size of Campus 290 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,651
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 42%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $29,740
  • Room and Board $10,130
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 3,715
Founded in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Ovid Butler, Butler occupies 290 acres in Indianapolis' Butler-Tarkington neighborhood. The University emphasizes a liberal arts-based education with the goal of teaching clear and effective communication, appreciation of beauty, and a commitment to lifelong learning, community service and global awareness. Butler offers more than 65 majors. Over the past five years, our graduates have enjoyed an average 96 percent job placement rate, with 100 percent in education and pharmacy. There's always something new to learn about Butler. Get the facts here.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Sing; Geneva Stunts; Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 24%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta; Blue Key; Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha; Mortar Board; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Tau Delta; National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Science Organization, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Jewish Student Union, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Newman Center, Young Life
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 29%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union; International Club
  • Distance to nearest airport Indianapolis (10), Indianapolis (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Indianapolis (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Indianapolis (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 56%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 10%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (47%), women's dorms (19%), sorority housing (18%), fraternity housing (11%), apartment for single students (4%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 82%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,741
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Ruth Lilly Science Library; Sibelius Collection; Etheridge Knight Collection; Lincoln Collection; Pelton Botanical Print Collection; Williams - Hubbard Collection
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Microforms 93,877
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,500
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 348,542
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 500
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 14,594
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Museums Planetarium; Performing Arts Center; Observatory; Herbarium
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 75%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Indiana University (Bloomington))
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 95%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Allison; Eli Lilly; Conseco; CVS; Ernst & Young; Arthur Andersen; Walgreens; Dow Agrosciences
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis