Butler University Profile

Butler University is a private co-educational liberal arts university located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the NCA. Programs in the College of Business are accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Programs in the College of Education are accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and Indiana Professional Standards Board (IPSB). Programs in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences are accredited by American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Programs in the Jordan College of Fine Arts are accredited by National Association of School Dance (NASD), National Association of School Theatre (NAST), and National Association of School Music (NASM).


- For a second year, Butler University has been ranked No. 2 in the Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2011 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges. It was named as one of 37 universities nationwide whose study abroad program contributes significantly to student success and third among Midwest Regional Universities for its strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. In addition Butler placed 8th among Midwest Regional “Great Schools at Great Prices,” and as one of the region's 33 “A+ Schools for B Students”. Among top 10 Midwest schools, Butler and No. 1-rated Creighton University tied for best student-faculty ratio, 11:1.

- Butler University's part-time MBA program has been named one of the nation's best by BusinessWeek magazine. Butler was rated 8th in the Midwest and 36th in the nation. In addition to its national and regional ranking, the Butler program ranked 17th in academic quality, 34th in student satisfaction, and 53rd in post-MBA outcomes.

- Butler's College of Business is listed as one of the Top 301 Business Schools by the Princeton Review.

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