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 Butler University

Butler University - Indianapolis, IN

4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

General information:(317)940-8000
Website:
Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Associate's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:4,626(3,889 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:11 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $29,246 $30,558 $31,948 -4%
Out-of-state $29,246 $30,558 $31,948 -4%
Books and supplies $800 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $9,740 $10,130 $10,600 -4%
Other $2,050 $2,150 $2,200 -2%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $41,836 $43,838 $45,748 -4%
Off Campus $30,046 $31,558 $32,948 -3%
Off Campus with Family $30,046 $31,558 $32,948 -3%
Out-of-state
On Campus $41,836 $43,838 $45,748 -4%
Off Campus $30,046 $31,558 $32,948 -3%
Off Campus with Family $30,046 $31,558 $32,948 -3%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $31,110
In-state fees $838
Out-of-state tuition $31,110
Out-of-state fees $838
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,100
In-state fee $288
Out-of-state tuition $8,100
Out-of-state fees $288
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 966 92% --
Grant or scholarship aid 944 90% $13,976,724 $14,806
Federal grants 221 21% $1,225,458 $5,545
Pell grants 221 21% $863,135 $3,906
Other federal grants 214 20% $362,323 $1,693
State/local government grant or scholarships 155 15% $733,921 $4,735
Institutional grants or scholarships 924 88% $12,017,345 $13,006
Student loan aid 666 63% $5,631,593 $8,456
Federal student loans 664 63% $4,262,633 $6,420
Other student loans 94 9% $1,368,960 $14,563
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,317 86% $55,916,362 $16,858
Pell grants 751 19% $2,892,853 $3,852
Federal student loans 2,332 60% $16,614,203 $7,124

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 4,626
Undergraduate enrollment 3,889
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 117
Graduate enrollment 737
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$35

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$35

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,518 4,097 5,421
Percent admitted 61% 59% 62%
Percent admitted who enrolled 59% 9% 10%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 293 32%
ACT 632 68%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 530 620
SAT Math 540 640
SAT Writing 520 620
ACT Composite 25 30
ACT English 24 31
ACT Math 25 30
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 86 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
All Track Combined 6663
Baseball 38-
Basketball 1515
Football 106-
Golf 98
Soccer 2523
Softball -22
Swimming -16
Tennis 910
Volleyball -15

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1915 - 01/01/1930Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1931 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

06/27/1941 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

09/01/1991 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

09/01/1931 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

03/01/2002 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

01/01/1960 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations32 3
Liquor law violations3316
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 102
Liquor law violations 126
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 011
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 010
Burglary 71418
Motor vehicle theft 101
Arson 110
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 010
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 263
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate1.4%
Number in default11
Number in repayment753

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00178800

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Associate's degree Doctor's degree - professional practice
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Women's Studies2---
Category total2---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General3---
Category total40---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting253--
Actuarial Science7---
Business Administration and Management, General-67--
Finance, General2---
International Business/Trade/Commerce1---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General6---
Category total14470--
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Recording Arts Technology/Technician23---
Category total23---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia2---
Journalism10---
Journalism, Other4---
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other26---
Public Relations/Image Management5---
Radio and Television1---
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1---
Category total76---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General1---
Information Science/Studies4---
Category total14---
Education Colleges
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-24--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching49---
Education, General-18--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-24--
Elementary Education and Teaching1---
Music Teacher Education123--
Secondary Education and Teaching3---
Category total10169--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing109--
English Language and Literature, General22--
Category total1511--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature7---
German Language and Literature3---
Spanish Language and Literature41---
Category total58---
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General2---
Pharmacy---115
Physician Assistant5247--
Category total8047-115
History Colleges
History, General41--
History, Other1---
Category total101--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies8---
Category total8---
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies--3-
Category total--3-
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General2---
Category total15---
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology2---
Science, Technology and Society3---
Category total11---
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy1---
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other1---
Religion/Religious Studies1---
Category total11---
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General6---
Physics, General7---
Category total54---
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General3---
Category total37---
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology2---
Criminology2---
Economics, General1---
International Relations and Affairs5---
Political Science and Government, General10---
Sociology10---
Urban Studies/Affairs2---
Category total72---
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General1---
Conducting-1--
Dance, General22---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General15---
Music History, Literature, and Theory-2--
Music Performance, General14--
Music Theory and Composition11--
Music, General1---
Category total8611--
Grand total12113115