Home to about 4,492 undergraduates in 2020, Butler is a private university located in Indianapolis, Indiana. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Butler offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Butler can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Butler Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Individuals with disabilities make up 12.0% of the student population at Butler. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Butler Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Butler does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Butler for Veterans Guide.
Butler offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
There were 4,492 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 4,347 (96.8%). Part-time attendance was 145 (3.2%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Butler is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Butler #836 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Butler by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Butler Diversity Guide.
Butler has a total of 440 student athletes, 268 men and 172 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$14,738,745|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$14,738,745|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Butler University Athletics