International Student Services Office

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:Blue II

Request More Information - Fill out a form with your contact information so we can send you more detailed information.

International 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.

Visit Campus - schedule a visit; either in a group or individually.

Apply Now - When you are ready, visit 'Apply Now' to start the application process.

Important Dates - Make sure that you take a look at the important dates section. This will tell you where you should be in the application process!

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 ISEP

How to Apply - You will find information about the application process. who to contact, academics, and finances