Butler University

Is Butler a Good School for the Money?

Butler University Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a Butler degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the Butler annual value report below.

Within Indiana, Butler Offers Good Quality for a High Price.

Below Average Indiana Value
Top 25% Indiana Quality

Butler University is ranked #9 out of #44 in Indiana for quality and #26 out of #37 for Indiana value.

This makes it a good quality, but overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  26 out of 37
Great Value
State Value Score  29.73 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if Butler offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Top 15% National Quality

Butler University is ranked #749 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Butler University is priced appropriately for the kind of quality provided and is thus a fair value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  749 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  49.12 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Elizabethtown College $73,236 A+
University of South Florida - Main Campus $111,839 A+
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry $131,835 A
Allegheny College $136,405 A
Stony Brook University $148,954 B+
Wheaton College Massachusetts $166,832 B-
University of California - Riverside $173,969 C
University of South Carolina - Columbia $175,295 C
Saint Joseph’s University $175,328 C
Butler University $180,369 C
Catholic University of America $193,076 D+

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $180,369 For That Piece of Paper

The average Butler student's degree will cost an estimated $180,369. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $43,673 and a typical 4.13 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $43,673
Average Years to Graduate 4.13
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $180,369

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Butler cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$173,807 In-State With Aid
$255,854 Avg Cost No Aid
4.13 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Butler.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $255,854 #723 C
All Students $180,369 #749 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $173,807 #931 D+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $255,854 #21 C-
All Students $180,369 #26 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $173,807 #31 F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Indiana.

About 97% of Butler students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Butler financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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