Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Butler University (Indianapolis, IN)

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Butler University is ranked 67 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 222 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 51%
Applicants who took ACT 83%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69932%
600+36%

SAT Math Score

700+5%
600-69937%
600+42%

ACT Score

30-3627%
24-2957%
24+85%

Students applied9,943
Students admitted7,003
Admission rate70%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate53%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$37,400
Fees$1,275
Room and board$12,947
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$52,622

Cost after need-based aid$32,635
Cost after non-need-based aid$39,694

Average debt at graduation$35,520

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met70%
Average need-based aid$19,987
Average non-need-based aid$12,928

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,028

Full-Time

Men1,590
Women2,388

Part-Time

Men32
Women18

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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