Butler University is on a 301-acre campus in the suburban setting of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Butler University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Butler University has fraternities and sororities.
Butler University has the Butler University Dance Marathon (BUDM). In fact, more students participate in the Butler University Dance Marathon (BUDM) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Butler University include Lacy Scholars, Butler Catholic Community, Dawgs Serving Dogs and Butler LGBTQIA+ Alliance.
The Butler University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Butler University Dance Marathon (BUDM) and Spring Sports Spectacular.
This table offers information on housing at Butler University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||66%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,454|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||34%|
Butler University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Butler University students live on campus. In 2022, 66% of undergrads at Butler University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Butler University. There are 2,454 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,537 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Butler University offers coed housing.
At Butler University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Butler University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Butler University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Butler University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Butler University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Butler University, take Interstate 65 to Indianapolis, IN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Indianapolis International airport.
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