Founded in 1855, Butler University is a nationally-recognized comprehensive university located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. It offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the following academic colleges: Business, Communication, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Fine Arts.

Butler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Ranking Profile:

- Butler University is ranked 2nd in the Regional Universities Midwest category (USNWR 2011). Peer institutions selected Butler as the No. 1 “Up-and-Coming” institution among Regional Universities Midwest, and one of 68 to receive the designation nationwide. To be included in the Regional Universities category, a university must offer a full range of undergraduate degrees and some master’s degree programs, but few, if any, doctoral programs.

- Ranked No. 2 among the Best Master's Universities in the Midwest of the 2010 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges. The schools ranked in the top 10 Master’s Midwest category are: Creighton, Butler, Drake, Xavier, Valparaiso, Bradley, John Carroll, Truman State, Hamline and University of Evansville.

- Butler University College of Business (COB) is placed 63rd in the Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranking of the best U.S. undergraduate business programs for 2010. It is the only Indianapolis business school in the ranking. It also received an “A” grade for teaching quality and tied for 13th in Academic Quality ranking, beating out all other Indiana-ranked schools.

- 56th in the US News Ranking of Best Graduate Pharmacy Schools (2009).

- Recognized as one of 70 "up-and-coming" schools for innovation, as a best value among Midwest Master’s schools and as one of 32 colleges and universities nationwide with an outstanding program for study abroad (2009 USNWR America’s Best Colleges).

- Butler University has been named a "Best in the Midwest" college by the Princeton Review.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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