Accreditation

Butler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact information for Higher Learning Commission:

Statement of Affiliation Status

State Authorization


In accordance with state law (Indiana Code 21-7-13-6), Butler University is authorized to operate in the State of Indiana.

Program Accreditations

  • Programs in the Lacy School of Business are accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Programs in the College of Education are accredited by these associations:
    • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
    • Indiana Department of Education (IDOE)
    • Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Programs in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences are accredited by these associations:
    • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
    • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • Butler University is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
  • Some Programs in the Department of Chemistry are accredited by the ACS, the American Chemical Society.