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Applying to Butler
Applying to Butler

Important Dates

Student Studying

Butler offers Early Action and Regular Decision admission for fall. To be considered for certain programs and scholarships, you should follow the established timeline noted in detail below.

Fall Admission

Aug. 1 Application opens
Oct.–Dec. Early Action admission decisions released
Nov. 1

Early Action deadline for application and all required materials
Benefits of applying for Early Action include full Academic and merit scholarship consideration, honors program eligibility, and housing preference. Our Early Action program is non-binding. 

Dec. 1 Recommended FAFSA Filing Date 
Mid-January Financial aid notification begins
Feb. 1 Regular Decision deadline for application and all required materials
If you decide after November 1 to apply to Butler, you'll automatically receive Academic Scholarship consideration.
March 1 Butler FAFSA Deadline
April–June New Student Registration
May 1

National Candidate's Reply Date​

Applications received after February 1 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Spring Admission

Butler accepts first-year and transfer students for second semester. Students interested in enrolling in January for the spring semester should apply for admission no later than December 14.