Student Right to Know Data

The Higher Education Act Amendments of 1998 require the disclosure of certain types of information to students under Title IV of this Act. This page is intended to provide you with a list of information you are entitled to and how to obtain it.

For further information, you can view Butler's institutional profile and compare Butler to other schools at the NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) website.

Financial Assistance Information

 

The following information is available from the Office of Financial Aid.

  • Description of available financial assistance programs
  • Application forms and procedures
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Selection criteria
  • Criteria for award amount determination
  • Satisfactory progress standards
  • Disbursement methods
  • Loan terms
  • Conditions and terms for employment within financial aid packages
  • Conditions for federal loan repayments for volunteer service
  • Return of Title IV assistance
  • Study abroad program provision policy
Information about the Institution

 

Graduation Rates, Student Retention and Academic Success

 

  • Graduation Rates - Four year average of degree or certificate-seeking students who complete a degree or certificate within 3 years
  • Semester Persistence Rates - The percentage of credit hours maintained between the twentieth day of enrollment and the end of term.
  • Fall to Fall Retention Rates - The percentage of first-time, full-time, degree or certificate-seeking students who return the next fall semester
  • Degrees and Certificates - Number of degrees and certificates awarded by academic year
  • Transfer GPA Comparisons by Semester - Comparison of Butler transfer students' GPAs at 4-year universities to those of students who began their education elsewhere
  • Transfer Rates - Percentage of Butler students who transfer per academic year
Annual Security Reports

2008 Security Report

Crime
Number Reported
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter
0
Forcible Sex Offenses
2
Non-forcible Sex Offenses
0
Robbery
0
Aggravated Assault
2
Burglary
6
Motor Vehicle Theft
0
Arson
0
Negligent Manslaughter
0
Aggravated Assault in Residence Halls
0
Burglary in Residence Halls
6
Arson in Residence Halls
0
Forcible Sex Offenses in Residence Halls
2

 

Athletic Program Participation Rates

 

Academic Year
Number of Women Participating on Varsity Teams
Number of Men Participating on Varsity Teams
Total Number of Varsity Team Participants
2008-2009
93
179
272
2007-2008
91
194
285
2006-2007
92
189
281
2005-2006
97
164
261
2004-2005
129
262
391
2003-2004
52
172
224

2014 Equity in Athletics Report
Family Educational Rights and Privacy (FERPA) Regulations

 

What is FERPA?

Ferpa stands for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, a Federal law that protects the privacy of a student's educational records. This law gives a student five basic rights:

  • The right to inspect and review their educational records
  • The right to seek the amendment of their educational records
  • The right to consent to the disclosure of their educational records
  • The right to obtain a copy of Butler's student records policy
  • The right to file a complaint with the FERPA office in Washington, D.C.

FERPA Website

 

 

More information concerning the Higher Education Amendments can be found at The US Department of Education at: http://www.ed.gov.

Contact the Office of Institutional Research for questions about Student Right to Know.

 

Contact Information

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