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About Butler

Recent Accolades

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Committed to be the Best

In the latest “Best Colleges” edition of U.S.News & World Report, Butler is ranked among the best. Our key successes:

  • Ranked No. 1 overall among Midwest universities
  • Ranked No. 1 among the Midwest for "Most Innovative Schools" for the fifth straight year
  • Ranked No. 1 among the Midwest’s “Best Colleges for Veterans”
  • Within the top-10 schools for Undergraduate Teaching among Midwest Regional Universities

Butler also ranked within the top-25 among nationally ranked schools (e.g., Harvard, Duke, and Stanford Universities) in five key areas identified by U.S. News as critical in providing students with the best possible undergraduate experience:

  • First-year experience (No. 13)
  • Senior capstone experience (No. 18)
  • Study abroad opportunities (No. 19)
  • Co-ops and internships (No. 21)
  • Service-learning (No. 23)