Butler grads launch their careers with a serious advantage.
The relationships you’ve built on campus, the learning experiences you’ve sought out, and the powerful network of Bulldog alumni by your side—all of it prepares you to make a mark on the professional world.
A Butler education delivers.
Think of the things that make a Butler education so exceptional. Faculty who push you to thrive as learners and individuals. Experiential opportunities every step along the way—from internships to study-abroad programs to undergraduate research.
Employers notice those things, too. It’s why we have a 98 percent placement rate among all six of our colleges, and the median starting salary among new Butler grads is $59,000.
Class of 2022 Graduates (Total)
This information is based on 92% of 2022 graduates. Data is collected up to six months post-graduation from sources including students, employers, faculty, staff, parents, and online.
College of Communication
Even when you’re not getting on-the-job training at an internship, you’ll have access to technology and tools used in the real world at the College of Communication’s up-to-date studios, clinical labs, and newsrooms.
College of Education
As a student in the College of Education, you’ll log 850–1,500 hours in the field. That’s a lot. It’s also why every single one of our students goes on to a job or grad school.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Conduct research as an undergraduate. Present findings at professional conferences. Complete internships at leading businesses, nonprofits, arts groups, and government agencies within miles of campus. The payoff: Not just jobs, but careers.
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Butler’s faculty are exceptionally active in their fields—so you can be confident you’re learning from people who know. And when you couple that with internships and rotations at some of the leading organizations in Indiana’s health sciences corridor, you know you’ll get job opportunities other universities can’t match.
Health Sciences and Healthcare Business
Jordan College of the Arts
You’ll develop as an artist by being part of Indianapolis’ thriving arts community—and as a leader, and learner, through our conservatory-style curriculum and liberal arts core.
Lacy School of Business
Two required internships, an intensive Career Development program, and a personal executive career mentor put you on a fast track to success.
All stats based on data from 2022 graduates.
Working for the NCAA as the Associate Director of the Office of Legal Affairs, Luke Schultheis ’11 says practicing the ideals of “The Butler Way” has been critical in his career and daily life. He thanks Butler for providing a great foundation for his career in sports law.
As a Butler student, Allie Gardner ’11 learned to think creatively, listen carefully, and ask hard questions. Now working as a Senior Associate at Arnold & Porter, she is grateful for her well-rounded liberal arts education that created a foundation for her career in law.
Hannah Kelly ’23 says critical thinking was the most helpful skill she gained at Butler. As new tasks and challenges arise in her role at Johnson & Johnson, she is unafraid to ask questions, using the tools, skills, and resources she learned as a student.