Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply to Graduate School? ~ Show Answer
What are the admission requirements? ~ Show Answer
For details concerning admission requirements, go to the individual program's website for the specific requirements based on the major chosen.
Who should apply as a non-degree student? ~ Show Answer
A person holding a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university who wishes to take courses for credit while not pursuing a degree may apply as a non-degree student. You may apply at www.butler.edu/apply.
Students who have been attending Butler in a non-degree capacity may apply for degree-seeking status by submitting a degree seeking application at www.butler.edu/apply.
Is it okay to have my transcripts, official standardized test scores and letters of recommendation sent before I have submitted my application? ~ Show Answer
Yes, we do accept material that arrives separately before submission on our online application. Official transcripts and official standardized test scores sent via postal mail are matched by name and will be added to your application file after it is submitted. Please indicate on your application if you have had a prior last name so if you were married after you graduated, we can match documents up.
Does the Graduate School require applicants to take GRE Subject Test? ~ Show Answer
The GRE Subject Test may or may not be required by the admitting department. Check the individual department to find out whether your department requires the GRE Subject Test.