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Important Dates

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Butler University offers both Early Action and Regular Decision deadlines for first year fall applicants. Best consideration for admission and scholarship is provided via the Early Action process.

Fall Admission

August 1: Application opens

October 1: FAFSA becomes available

Late October-Mid December: Early Action admission decisions released

November 1: Early Action Deadline
Early Action benefits include full academic scholarship consideration and honors program eligibility. Early Action at Butler is non-binding.

December 1: Recommended FAFSA Filing Date

Mid-January: Financial Aid notification begins

February 1: Regular Decision Deadline

February 2: Rolling admission begins

March 1: Priority FAFSA Deadline

May 1: National Candidate's Reply Date
A $500 enrollment deposit is due to the Office of Admission. This deposit is refundable through May 1.

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.