First-Year (Incoming) Students Financial Aid & Scholarships

Whether you’re a prospective high school student just starting the college search or you’re down to your final college decision and Butler’s in the running, we’re here to help you through each step of the financial aid process.

First-Year Gift Aid (Scholarships & Grants)

Butler gift assistance is available only to full-time undergraduate students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree and is for tuition only unless otherwise stated.

Award amounts listed below are for the 2024–2025 academic year and may vary for future academic years.

Note: International, undocumented, DACA, and other students not eligible for federal financial aid via the FAFSA may receive full consideration for all Butler Gift Programs below except Butler Tuition Guarantee and the Butler University Grant.

Federal and State Aid

If you’re eligible for federal or state grants, federal student loans, or federal work-study, they can be a big help.