Butler University

Indianapolis, IN
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Butler University Review

Indianapolis, IN, 4600 Sunset Ave
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Career Preparation A+
Students and Culture A
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A+
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Butler University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 4,797 students and offering 91 degrees in Indianapolis, IN.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Butler University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
350 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
43
15
Business Administration and Management
64
Economics
16
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
16
Finance
62
Insurance
21
International Business
13
Marketing/marketing Management
94
Organizational Communication
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
273 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication Sciences and Disorders
39
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
17
Creative Writing
11
16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
0
Education
0
9
Education
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
0
Educational Leadership and Administration
17
Elementary Education and Teaching
46
English Language and Literature
12
7
French Language and Literature
7
General Studies
0
German Language and Literature
3
Music Teacher Education
8
2
Secondary Education and Teaching
35
Spanish Language and Literature
40
Special Education and Teaching
0
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
4
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
240 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Health/health Care Administration/management
0
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
0
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
3
Pharmacy
132
Physician Assistant
50
55
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
120 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
7
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
0
History
5
3
International Relations and Affairs
15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
3
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
3
Philosophy
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies
0
Political Science
12
Psychology
41
Religion/religious Studies
5
Science, Technology and Society
10
Social Sciences
5
Sociology
6
Women's Studies
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
113 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
11
Astronomy and Astrophysics
1
Biology
50
Chemistry
32
Mathematics
10
Physics
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Art and Design
106 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
22
Conducting
3
Dance
19
Design and Applied Arts
6
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
12
Fine and Studio Arts Management
6
Jazz/jazz Studies
0
Keyboard Instruments
3
Music
14
Music History, Literature, and Theory
2
Music Performance
7
5
Music Theory and Composition
3
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Communication and Media
82 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies
3
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
19
Journalism
13
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
31
0
Public Relations/image Management
1
Radio and Television
0
0
Recording Arts Technology/technician
15
Sports Communication
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
41 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
10
Management Information Systems
31
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Legal and Law
8 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
0
Criminology
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Engineering
0 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Software Engineering
0
Environmental Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 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 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
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A+ Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Sociology and Criminolgy, Class of 2008

Internships, career services, reciprocity programs with other schools for job opportunities in other areas.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA in Education, Class of 1985

Computers, good curriculum excellent staff

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism/public relations , Class of 2004

Internships, capstone course and hands on in person curriculum.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1992

Biggest thing: paid internships with local businesses. Each student is required to do two internships, and Butler has a great relationship with local businesses throughout the Indianapolis and greater Indiana area.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Sociology and Criminolgy, Class of 2008

Primarily middle to upper class Caucasians.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA in Education, Class of 1985

I was an adult student for my master- enjoyed the interaction with my fellow students in my program

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism/public relations , Class of 2004

Full time, on campus education. Mostly middle class from families with parents with bachelors degrees or greater. Very involved, serious students, but also very extracurricularly involvrd.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1992

Students were from a mix of rural, suburban and urban areas. Small towns and big cities. Majority were white, unfortunately not much diversity.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Sociology and Criminolgy, Class of 2008

Great gym/pool/health recreation center. Dorms and classrooms were a little outdated as were the dining halls.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism/public relations , Class of 2004

I mean, I graduated 12 years ago, a lot has changed!! But it in general very nice, up to date facilities.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Sociology and Criminolgy, Class of 2008

Greek life was really popular - so anything to do with Greek events.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism/public relations , Class of 2004

Greek life, student athletics, a huge number of clubs and the support to start your own.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1992

About 50% of students are involved in a Greek organization which provided much of the social scene. And we were also very active spectators at our sporting events (basketball, football)

Rated January 2016
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