Admission Requirements

School of National Service AmeriCorps badgeAll applicants to the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level.

To apply, candidates should submit the following:

  • Butler Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts or copies of official transcripts from all the colleges and universities where candidates:
    • Earned a degree
    • Earned more than 15 credits (undergraduate and graduate)
    • Completed any program prerequisite (regardless of number of credit hours)
    • Completed courses for which candidates are applying for transfer credit
  • Current Résumé

International applicants must additionally submit the following:

  • TOEFL scores or equivalent proof of English proficiency
  • A clear copy of your passport
  • Evidence of financial support

Copies of official transcripts may be uploaded in the online application for application review only. Applicants who receive an offer of admission will be required at that time to submit official final transcripts issued directly from the institution(s) for verification prior to enrollment. More information is available in the application for admission.

Submit all supplementary application materials directly to:

Office of Graduate Admission
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Alternatively, application materials may be emailed to

Fall Semester
We accept applications through July 15 pending available space in the cohort.  We will review complete applications on a monthly basis.

Spring Semester
We accept applications through December 1 pending available space in the cohort.  We will review complete applications on a monthly basis.


The total cost of a Butler MBA is approximately $39,000 including tuition, books, and fees. Butler makes payment plans and loan options available to its graduate students.

For a full breakdown on cost of university attendance, click here.