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Butler University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$56,670 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,370 tuition
$14,300 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2019/2020)

$56,670 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,370 tuition
$14,300 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2019/2020)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$17,619 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($5,047 avg)
12% get state aid ($5,694 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($17,619 avg)
55% get loans ($10,530 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.57% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.57% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $19,179 95%
Federal Grant Aid $5,047 15%
Pell Grants $4,280 15%
Other Federal Grants $1,170 10%
Institution Grant Aid $17,619 94%
State Grant Aid $5,694 12%
Student Loans $10,530 55%
Federal Loans $5,777 54%
Other Loans $18,838 9%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$10,000 - $20,000 Y N Y N
award details Y Y Y
award details Y N N N
award details Y N Y Y
award details Y N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: December 1
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: January 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Butler University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-8100


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Jasmine from Livonia, MI
  • I am a current student here

    The school is expensive, but you get a lot of perks and opportunities related to your future, your career, and general health, well-being, and entertainment.

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  • 5
  • Rachael
  • I am a past student here

    Butler is not an inexpensive option, but it is worth every dollar spent. My college experience could not have been better. I learned so much, made amazing friends, and was completely prepared to enter to work-force successfully.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Indianapolis, IN
  • I am a current student here

    Butler is expensive, but you get so much for your money. I think the community that Butler has is priceless. Butler's academics are really strong, and you really get a personalized college experience.

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  • 4
  • Rainie from Connersville, IN
  • I am a current student here

    The education here is phenomenal. It is very expensive, yes, but the professors will tell you like it is, and you will definitely leave Butler as a well-rounded and more informed person.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    Butler is looked at very highly by employers in the Midwest, starting to get recognition across the country with the success in basketball.

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