Important Dates


Butler offers three non-binding admission programs for fall admission. To be considered for certain programs and scholarships, you must follow the established timelines and important dates, which are noted below.

Admission ProgramApplications Postmarked By
Early ActionNovember 8th (deadline extended)
Regular DecisionFebruary 1st
Spring AdmissionJanuary 5th

Spring Admission

Butler accepts freshman and transfer students for second semester. Students interested in enrolling in January for the spring semester should apply for admission no later than January 5th.

To Reserve Your Place in the Freshman Class

Your enrollment form and $300 admission/housing deposit must be postmarked by May 1 to guarantee your place in the freshman class. Butler University adheres to the National Candidate's Reply Date of May 1. All deposits paid prior to this date are refundable (requests must be made in writing and postmarked by May 1). Deposits paid after May 1 are non-refundable.