Butler University Graduate Schools

Butler University (referred to as Butler) is a Private, 4 years school located in Indianapolis, IN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Butler University is $14,785 in average. The school has 1,022 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,559 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Butler University (referred to as Butler) is a Private, 4 years school located in Indianapolis, IN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1931 - Current).
Butler Directory Information
School NameButler University (Butler)
Address4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone317-940-8000
Webhttps://www.butler.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.butler.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.butler.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Butler University is $14,785 in average. The school has 1,022 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,559 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 106 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 10 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,785
Student Population1,022
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs106 graduate programs
(10 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Butler University is $14,785 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $792.
Butler University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Butler University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)10 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Butler University is $14,785. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 7.79% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$11,880$960
2018-2019$11,298-
2019-2020$12,858-
2020-2021$13,716-
2021-2022$14,785-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Butler is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Indiana. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Indiana graduate tuition is $19,211 (public) / $20,311 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Butler University$14,785
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Indiana Graduate Schools$15,160$19,591
Public$8,543$19,211
Private$20,311
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,210 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Butler University. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.48% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,210. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.48% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,030$2,850$13,030$2,850
2018-2019$14,690$2,850$14,690$2,850
2019-2020$15,540$3,050$15,540$3,050
2020-2021$14,380$3,050$14,380$3,050
2021-2022$14,850$3,360$14,850$3,360
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $792 at Butler University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.94% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$560
2018-2019$580
2019-2020$773
2020-2021$762
2021-2022$792
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Butler University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Butler University
TuitionFees
Pharmacy$48,840$1,340

Graduate Programs at Butler

Butler University offers 30 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 453 students have completed their study at Butler University.
Offered Degrees at Butler University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree214249
Doctor's degree - professional practice113
Doctor's degree - other1098
Post Bachelor's Degree53103
Post Master's Degree220
Total3010453
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Butler University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Education (other) program with 70 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Physician Assistant program with 76 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 98 completers.
Butler University offers 30 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 453 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 249 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 98 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 103 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)0-
Education [+] 50 completers-
Education10-
Educational Leadership and Administration23-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services17-
Music Teacher Education0-
English Language and Literature [+] 15 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Data Analytics, General0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Music History, Literature, and Theory0-
Music Performance10-
Music Theory and Composition4-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Conducting0-
Keyboard Instruments1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 75 completers-
Physician Assistant74-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design1-
Business [+] (2 completers) 92 completers-
Business Administration and Management48-
Accounting26-
Management Science0-
Insurance18-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total249
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 98 completers-
Pharmacy98-
Total98
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Medical Scientist3-
Total3
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)0-
Education [+] 103 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)33-
Education (other)70-
Total103
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies, Other0-
Health Professions Education0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Butler

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,022 students enrolled into Butler University graduate schools where it has total 5,559 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 473 full-time and 549 part-time graduate students. By gender, 343 male and 679 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,022343679
Full-time473151322
Part-tme549192357
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 829 White (81.12%), 43 Black/African American (4.21%), 47 Hispanic (4.60%), 35 Asian (3.42%), and 68 students with other races. 16 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,022343679
American Indian/Native American101
Asian351025
Black/African American431726
Hispanic472423
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White829260569
Two More23914
Un-Known281018
Non-resident Alien16133
Butler University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 300 graduate students (29.35% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 9 graduate students (0.88% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,022
Enrolled Online Exclusively300
Enrolled Some Online Courses9
Not in Online Courses713
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Butler University. 412 students are aged 20 to 24 (40.31% of total students), 65 students are aged above 50 (6.36%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Butler University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,022343679
Age 20-21615
Age 22-24406133273
Age 25-2922181140
Age 30-341135360
Age 35-39862264
Age 40-491243193
Age 50-64601842
Over 64541
Age Un-Known101

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