Applying as an International Student

There’s never been a better time to be a Bulldog! Butler University welcomes international students from around the world each year to campus. Our current student body represents 22 countries–and that number is quickly growing.

International applicants at Butler follow our standard application processes for First-Year, Transfer, or Graduate and Professional admission, with a few additional requirements. We’ve done our best to keep the process as streamlined as possible for you. If you have any questions along the way, don’t hesitate to contact our international admission counselor—we’re here to help!

International Application Checklist

International applicants should follow the standard application checklists for the First-Year, Transfer, or Graduate and Professional admission processes, depending on the type of admission being sought. We don’t have a separate application for international students, but we do have a few additional requirements outlined below.

Not sure if you’re technically considered an “international” student or not? The questions in our applications will help determine that for you.

Here’s a summary of what you’ll need to complete your application, in addition to our standard application components:

International Admission Deadlines

Admission deadlines vary depending on whether you’re applying for first-year or transfer admission. Students applying for one of our graduate and professional programs should reference their specific program deadlines.

Additional Application Requirements

If you’re applying to one of these programs or identify with a population listed below, you may need to take a few extra steps to complete your application.