Financial Aid Overview


Please visit our financial aid website for more detailed information. This site is just a brief overview of information including important dates and essential financial aid forms you will need. In addition, you will find a summary of the aid programs Butler University offers, the cost of a Butler education and faq's regarding financial aid.

When you have a question about financial aid at Butler, you'll find the answer within the Office of Financial Aid. Our financial aid counselors will help you explore the options that are right for you. If you'd like to speak with a member of our staff, call our office between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can also email us anytime.

Important Dates

November 8 (Deadline Extended): The complete Application for Freshman Admission and Scholarship is due to the Office of Admission to receive maximum scholarship consideration including departmental scholarships.
December 1: Instructions for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are emailed to those who have applied for admission.
January 1: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) may be submitted to the federal processor online at (Butler school code: 001788)
February 1: Last day to submit a complete Application for Freshman Admission & Scholarship to be considered for the Freshman Academic Scholarship program.
March 1: Submit the FAFSA on or before today to receive priority consideration of gift assistance.
March 15: Notification of financial aid for admitted freshman and transfer students begins.
May 1: National Candidate Reply Date (enrollment deposit due to the Office of Admission).
July 15: The Office of Student Accounts will publish the first E-Bill (electronic billing statement).
Welcome Week: New student borrowers are required to attend one of the loan information sessions conducted during this week.