Becoming a Bulldog!
Butler University and the International Student Services
department is very glad that you are interested in learning more
about becoming a student here. Butler is a university that
will challenge you academically and still allow you the
opportunities to really enjoy campus life. Butler is a
small school with big expectations. Fifty percent of our
students are in the top ten percent of their secondary
school's graduating class, our men's basketball team has been in
the NCAA basketball final four two years in a row, we are
ranked second overall in the Midwest region of the United
States (2011 U.S. News & World
Report America's Best Colleges). Butler has six
colleges with more than 60 programs of study. You will have no
trouble finding your niche!
At this point in your decision making process, to receive the
best and most comprehensive information on how to apply, F-1
prospective students should visit the Office of
Admission's website or contact Pam Nixon, Assistant Director
of Admission/Coordinator of International Admission. If you are a
J-1 prospective student, you should visit Butler's Center for Global
Education website or contact Jill McKinney,
Associate Director International Programs/Study Abroad
Advisor, for more information on how to apply.
Some helpful links for F-1 prospective students:
More Information - Fill out a form with your contact
information so we can send you more detailed information.
Applicants - This page is specifically designed to address
the application process for F-1 international students.
Resources for International Students - Many of the
questions you have will be answered on this page. For example, when
should you apply for your student visa? What should you expect at
the port of entry?
Admission Requirements - You will find additional
requirements for admission for international students here.
Campus - schedule a visit; either in a group or
Now - When you are ready, visit 'Apply Now' to start the
Dates - Make sure that you take a look at the important
dates section. This will tell you where you should be in the
Some helpful links for J-1 prospective students:
Office of Admission
website - Find out more about Butler and Indianapolis!
International Student Exchange Program - Information on
How to Apply - You will find information about the
application process. who to contact, academics, and finances