Butler University Rankings

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In the World#1434 of 14178
In North America#446 of 2629
In the United States#404 of 2528
In Indiana#9 of 55
In Indianapolis#2 of 9

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$39,923 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
4,685
Graduates
830
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
butler.edu

Butler University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%73%73%
Applicants14,8916,3168,575
Admissions10,8964,6196,277
Freshmen enrolled full time1,116448668

101 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

17 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
756 or 68%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1150
or below

75% of them
had 1330
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Butler University are 1150-1330 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
695 or 62%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Butler University are 24-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4553 (83%)
Hispanic265 (5%)
Asian185 (3%)
Black or African American181 (3%)
Two or more races180 (3%)
Nonresident Alien73 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown67 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$39,923/year
Average aid awarded
$19,513
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$28,783
$30-48K$32,661
$48-75K$35,778
$75-110K$39,897
$110K+$40,633

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$41,370$12,858
Tuition in-state$41,370$12,858
Tuition out-of-state$41,370$12,858
Fee in-district$990
Fee in-state$990
Fee out-of-state$990

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,615
Combined charge for room and board$15,540
Room charge$8,300
Meal charge$7,240

Butler University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Pharmacy106
Marketing & Marketing Management, General86
Physician Assistant75
Finance, General70
Accounting3924
Business Administration and Management, General55
Biology & Biological Sciences, General47
Psychology, General39
Elementary Education and Teaching37
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General35
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General30
Chemistry, General27
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other26
English Language and Literature, General242
Educational Leadership and Administration, General21
Actuarial Science19
Secondary Education and Teaching19
Health & Health Care Administration & Management18
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services17
Computer and Information Sciences, General16
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia15
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies15
Organizational Communication, General14
Insurance14
Education, General14
International Business & Trade & Commerce13
Political Science and Government, General13
Criminology12
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General12
Journalism11
International Relations and Affairs11
Management Information Systems, General11
Science, Technology and Society10
Recording Arts Technology & Technician10
Music, General10
Biochemistry9
History, General81
Music Performance, General45
Economics, General9
Fine and Studio Arts Management8
Creative Writing8
Physics, General7
Dance, General7
Sports Communication7
History, Other6
Communication and Media Studies, Other6
Music Teacher Education6
Design and Applied Arts, Other5
Social Sciences, Other5
Music Theory and Composition13
Computer Software Engineering4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Mathematics, General4
Philosophy4
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution3
Anthropology3
Sociology3
Conducting3
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other2
Women's Studies2
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design2
Statistics, General1
Religion & Religious Studies1
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design1
Education, Other1
French Language and Literature1
Jazz & Jazz Studies1
Anthropology, Other1
Drama and Dance Teacher Education1
Chinese Language and Literature1
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1
Keyboard Instruments1
Grand Total833232106
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate82%79%84%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,057
Citations
36,798

Publication count by topic

Medicine
397
Psychology
346
Sociology
274
History
253
Political science
218
Art
204
Philosophy
186
Biology
186
Chemistry
144
Business
138
Computer science
134
Mathematics
127
Economics
83
Physics
64
Geography
62
Engineering
61
Environmental science
23
Materials science
13
Geology
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy3261,100
History683277
Business9793,621
Political science1004977
Art107271
Psychology11698,541
Sociology12011,338
Geography12991,142
Medicine17275,479
Economics1730881
Biology20385,542
Physics2363571
Mathematics23731,048
Geology2527138
Computer science25731,211
Environmental science3072223
Chemistry31891,211
Engineering3315201
Materials science453578

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199019140
199130137
199227134
199334138
199436196
199533178
199650212
199752231
199860265
199934323
200044433
200145412
200260527
200347585
200449716
200554940
200665867
200791953
20081001248
20091391388
20101501467
20111571669
20121452012
20131582172
20141642321
20151432237
20161682187
20171042298
20181222049
20191292462
20201172661

General info

Founded1855
WikipediaButler University
MottoEducation, Research, Service
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also 2 Summer Sessions (June - August)
Total FTE staff1,212
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46208
United States
City population863,000
Phone3179408000
Fax+1 (317) 940 9930

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