Butler University

Butler Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Butler diversity report below.

Butler Student Population

How Many Students Attend Butler University?

Butler total enrollment is approximately 5,515 students.

4,509 are undergraduates and 436 are graduate students.

Butler Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Butler undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Butler Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,700
Hispanic 230
Black or African American 164
Multi-Ethnic 159
Asian 152
International 57
Unknown 38
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Butler Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 64% of full-time grad students are women, and 36% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Butler Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 370
Asian 24
Hispanic 12
International 12
Unknown 7
Multi-Ethnic 7
Black or African American 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Butler achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #808 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  808 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  77.03 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Butler Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Butler overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Butler is ranked 2,952 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2952 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  22.12 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Butler Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,553
Hispanic 265
Asian 185
Black or African American 181
Multi-Ethnic 180
International 73
Unknown 67
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Butler University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,273
Black or African American 81
Asian 45
Multi-Ethnic 16
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Butler ranks 1,550 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1550 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  59.12 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,352 female students and 2,163 male students at Butler.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Butler is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  86.23 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 851 female teachers and 645 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
57.04% Out of State
2.39% Out of the Country

Butler ranks 341 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

57.04% of Butler students come from out of state, and 2.39% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  84 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 33 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Indiana 522
Illinois 301
Ohio 77
Michigan 65
Wisconsin 32

International Students at Butler

Students from 33 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from United Kingdom, India, and Canada.

Learn more about international students at Butler.

Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
71.25% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  63.25 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Butler, 71.25% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,936
18-19 1,730
22-24 961
25-29 223
35 and over 152
30-34 92
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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