The Assessment side of OIRA supports the University’s various evaluation needs to ensure students continue to receive an excellent Butler education. Through our data-driven measurement efforts with student learning assessment, program reviews, and preparations for HLC accreditation site visits, teaching and learning processes are constantly refined, enhanced, and adjusted to meet the needs of today’s students.


The UAC fosters ongoing quality improvement efforts across campus by facilitating the annual assessment cycle.

Butler’s University Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) are the skills, knowledge, and abilities students should gain as a result of a Butler University education.

Here you will find a list of assessment resources that may be useful to your college/department/office in preparation for upcoming assessment cycles.

View information on Annual Assessment Reports.

Butler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and several of our academic programs have specialized discipline-specific accreditations.

Academic Program Review (APR) serves as an essential, cyclical component of ongoing collaboration to assure that Butler is providing the highest quality educational programs and scholarship. Every academic program offered by the University is typically be reviewed once every seven years.