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About Butler

Recent Accolades

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:

  • One of only three universities in the United States recognized in five or more categories—more categories than all other Indiana schools combined
  • Ranked No. 2 overall among Midwest schools
  • Listed among the Midwest’s “Best Value Schools”
  • Ranked among the nation’s finest in:
    • First-year student experience
    • Internships
    • Study abroad
    • Service learning
    • Undergraduate research and creative projects
  • Led the top-10 Midwest universities in multiple categories:
    • Percent of freshmen in the top quarter of their high-school class (81 percent)
    • Percent of alumni who support the university through giving (23 percent)
    • Freshman retention rate (90 percent)
    • Percent of applicants accepted to the university (66 percent)