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Butler Demographics & Diversity

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Butler are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 18% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Butler University students
Race Percent of Students
White 82%
Black 4%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 55% more female students than male students enrolled at Butler University with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Butler has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Butler University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Butler University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,169
Women 3,356

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Butler serves a high number of out-of-state students with 54% of the student body residing outside of Indiana or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Butler University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 45%
Out of State 53%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,968 per year

16% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1%
Part time Undergrads 1.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=150163 IPEDS survey data for Butler University.